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English verb: outstrip

1. outstrip (competition) be or do something to a greater degree


SamplesHer 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.


Synonymsexceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, surmount, surpass


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish


Narrower (hyponym)beat, better, break, circumvent, out-herod, outbrave, outcry, outdraw, outfox, outfox, outgrow, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outsell, outshine, outshout, outsmart, outwear, outweigh, outwit, overreach, shame

2. outstrip (motion) go far ahead of


SamplesHe outdistanced the other runners.


Synonymsdistance, outdistance


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)leave behind









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