Definitions

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  • v. To have a higher value than another

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exceed in value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exceed in value.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I say pathetic, because to me her extraordinary experiences so far outvalue the tinkling art of recording them as to make her simple admiration for the artist little short of absurd.

    In the Border Country

  • But I at least can find no critical abacus on which, by totting up the values of both, I can make one greatly outvalue the other.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Lowell and Emerson outvalue many of the poets and prophets I have given my heart to; I have read them with delight and with a deep sense of their greatness, and yet they have not been my life like those other, those lesser, men.

    My Literary Passions

  • And it is well; her act being proportioned to the dignity of one who carries in her head and heart riches which outvalue any that any King could add, though he gave his all.

    Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc — Volume 2

  • "But that in the case of your Patterne Port a bottle of it would outvalue the catalogue of nuptial presents, Willoughby, I would recommend your stationing some such constabulary to keep watch and ward." said Dr. Middleton, as he filled his glass, taking Bordeaux in the middle of the day, under a consciousness of virtue and its reward to come at half-past seven in the evening.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • And the views of Paris outnumber the others, and almost outvalue them also.

    The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • It would outvalue, in the view of posterity, many centuries of literary quarrels.

    Charles Lamb

  • ` ` Now, as touching this Great Carbuncle, I am free to own that I have never had a glimpse of it; but be it only the hundredth part so bright as people tell, it will surely outvalue the Great Mogul's best diamond, which he holds at an incalculable sum.

    The Great Carbuncle

  • Carbuncle, I am free to own that I have never had a glimpse of it; but be it only the hundredth part so bright as people tell, it will surely outvalue the Great Mogul's best diamond, which he holds at an incalculable sum.

    The Great Stone Face

  • Prevention, according to the old adage, is supposed to outvalue cure by a ratio of 16-to-1.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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