Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To surpass or outdo (another), as in speed, growth, or performance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To go faster than someone else; to exceed the pace of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To outgo; to move faster than; to leave behind.
  • transitive v. To exceed in development or performance; to outdo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To outwalk or outrun; leave behind.
  • To pace out; pass or go out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. surpass in speed

Etymologies

From out- +‎ pace. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And is it likely that we could see International segment sales growth in percentage terms outpace North America by perhaps the end of this year?

  • AC's 2010 international capacity growth will "outpace" its overall planned system capacity increase of 4%-6% while domestic capacity will rise only 1. 5%-2.5%, he noted.

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  • Will "I agree with Nick" outpace "five more years of Gordon Brown"?

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  • Revenue from video game ads are expected to "outpace" other mediums, the report says, growing 13. 8% over the next three years.

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  • Researchers at In-Stat have struck the first blow for WiMAX, concluding in a new report that WiMAX is likely to "outpace" LTE over the next few years, though both technologies are still years away from full implementation.

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  • Intel CEO Paul Otellini says the company expects to "outpace" its competition.

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  • If, as is only slightly more plausible, the interest rate were to outpace GDP growth by six percentage points, the required primary surplus for 2015 would be 7% of GDP: a shift of 16 percentage points.

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  • NEW YORK—Contrarians placed bets Thursday that Lockheed Martin 's stock can outpace investor anxiety over cuts to the U.S. defense budget.

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  • But the former mountain bike champ never ceded too much time to the Schlecks, knowing he could outpace them in the time trial.

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  • While labor force growth is expected to slow somewhat over the next decade, it is likely to continue to outpace most other regions in the world.

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