Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To burn away; be consumed by fire.
  • To exceed in burning; burn longer than.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To exceed in burning.
  • verb To burn entirely; to be consumed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To burn away; be consumed by fire.
  • verb transitive To exceed in burning; burn longer than.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From out- +‎ burn.

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