verb (used with object), outran, outrun, outrunning.
to run faster or farther than.
to escape by or as if by running: They managed to outrun the police.
to exceed; excel; surpass.

1520–30; out + run

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outrun (ˌaʊtˈrʌn)
vb , -runs, -running, -ran, -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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What is primarily needed today is make the former to outrun the latter.
Information technology is going to outrun the capabilities of workers at nearly
  all levels.
As it is, it's pretty clear that events have outrun planning.
Zeal, however, must not outrun discretion in changing abstract to concrete.
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