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tr.v. out·ran (-răn′), out·run, out·run·ning, out·runs
a. To run faster than.
b. To escape from: outrun one's creditors.
2. To go beyond; exceed: "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch).
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vb (tr) , -runs, -running, -ran or -run
1. to run faster, farther, or better than
2. to escape from by or as if by running
3. to go beyond; exceed
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v.t. -ran, -run, -run•ning.
1. to run faster or farther than.
2. to exceed; surpass.
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Past participle: outrun
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|Verb||1.||outrun - run faster than; "in this race, I managed to outran everybody else"|
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
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1. outdistance, beat, escape, leave behind, get away from, shake off, outstrip, lose, leave standing (informal), outpace There are not many sprinters who can outrun him.
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outrun[ˌaʊtˈrʌn] [outran] (pt) [outrun] (pp) vt → distancer
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