Definitions

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  • v. To bear out; support.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bear out; support.

Etymologies

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From Middle English outberen, equivalent to out- +‎ bear. Cognate with Danish udbære, Swedish utbära.

Examples

  • It was a stupid argument when Allied women were being encouraged to try to "outbear the Hun" to replace the casualties on the Western Front (and likewise on the other side of the lines) and it was stupid for Roslin -

    the Hathor Legacy

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