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outdistance

[out-dis-tuh ns] /ˌaʊtˈdɪs təns/
verb (used with object), outdistanced, outdistancing.
1.
to leave behind, as in running; outstrip:
The winning horse outdistanced the second-place winner by five lengths.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; out- + distance
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  • They travel with a fast- swinging trot that they can continue almost indefinitely and easily outdistance wolves.
  • However, current costs of agricultural fertilizers outdistance the benefit of increased production, precluding their use.
  • We shall eclipse and outdistance all our past efforts to give better satisfaction to our patrons.
British Dictionary definitions for outdistance

outdistance

/ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns/
verb
1.
(transitive) to leave far behind
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