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out·shine

 (out-shīn′)
v. out·shone (-shōn′), out·shin·ing, out·shines
v.tr.
1.
a. To shine brighter than.
b. To be more beautiful, splendid, or flamboyant than.
2. To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
v.intr.
To shine forth.

outshine

(ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn)
vb, -shines, -shining or -shone
1. (tr) to shine more brightly than
2. (tr) to surpass in excellence, beauty, wit, etc
3. (intr) rare to emit light

out•shine

(ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn)

v. -shone shined, -shin•ing. v.t.
1. to shine more brightly than.
2. to surpass in excellence, achievement, etc.
v.i.
3. to shine out or forth.
[1590–1600]

outshine


Past participle: outshone
Gerund: outshining

Imperative
outshine
outshine
Present
I outshine
you outshine
he/she/it outshines
we outshine
you outshine
they outshine
Preterite
I outshone
you outshone
he/she/it outshone
we outshone
you outshone
they outshone
Present Continuous
I am outshining
you are outshining
he/she/it is outshining
we are outshining
you are outshining
they are outshining
Present Perfect
I have outshone
you have outshone
he/she/it has outshone
we have outshone
you have outshone
they have outshone
Past Continuous
I was outshining
you were outshining
he/she/it was outshining
we were outshining
you were outshining
they were outshining
Past Perfect
I had outshone
you had outshone
he/she/it had outshone
we had outshone
you had outshone
they had outshone
Future
I will outshine
you will outshine
he/she/it will outshine
we will outshine
you will outshine
they will outshine
Future Perfect
I will have outshone
you will have outshone
he/she/it will have outshone
we will have outshone
you will have outshone
they will have outshone
Future Continuous
I will be outshining
you will be outshining
he/she/it will be outshining
we will be outshining
you will be outshining
they will be outshining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outshining
you have been outshining
he/she/it has been outshining
we have been outshining
you have been outshining
they have been outshining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outshining
you will have been outshining
he/she/it will have been outshining
we will have been outshining
you will have been outshining
they will have been outshining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outshining
you had been outshining
he/she/it had been outshining
we had been outshining
you had been outshining
they had been outshining
Conditional
I would outshine
you would outshine
he/she/it would outshine
we would outshine
you would outshine
they would outshine
Past Conditional
I would have outshone
you would have outshone
he/she/it would have outshone
we would have outshone
you would have outshone
they would have outshone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outshine - shine brighter than; "What star outshines the sun?"
beam, shine - emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
2.outshine - attract more attention and praise than others; "This film outshone all the others in quality"
outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surpass, exceed, surmount - be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
upstage - steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress"

outshine

verb outclass, beat, eclipse, overshadow, surpass, top, outstrip, upstage, outdo, be superior to, leave standing (informal), be a cut above (informal), be head and shoulders above, run rings around (informal), leave or put in the shade He outshone all the other contestants.

outshine

verb
To be greater or better than:
Informal: beat.
Translations
يَفوقُ، يَبُزُّ
overgå
túlszárnyal
gera betur en
aizēnotpārspēt spožumā
oslniť
çok daha iyi olmakgölgede bırakmak

outshine

[aʊtˈʃaɪn] (outshone (pt, pp)) [aʊtˈʃɒn] VT (fig) → eclipsar

outshine

[ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn] vtéclipser

outshine

[ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn] (outshone (pt, pp)) [ˌaʊtˈʃɒn] vt (fig) → eclissare

outshine

(autˈʃain) past tense, past participle outˈshone (-ˈʃon) verb
to be brighter than. She outshone all the other students.
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