Definitions

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  • verb transitive To drive a vehicle, etc. farther or better than.
  • verb transitive, golf To make a drive (stroke with a driver) farther or better than.
  • verb transitive, archaic, poetic To drive out; to repel.

Etymologies

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out- +‎ drive

Examples

  • He was twelve hours fresh from an incendiary phone conversation that resulted in the dissolution of his marital engagement, this phone call that prompted him to abandon everything to make new elsewhere, as if he could outdrive it somehow.

    Excerpt from Crackle

  • Watson dares Woods to try to outdrive him but also picks the brain of golf's biggest star for tips.

    Watson's triple bogey spoils otherwise solid round

  • Some spiky-headed little piddler was going to outdrive Bernie?

    Dog on It

  • Some spiky-headed little piddler was going to outdrive Bernie?

    Dog on It

  • Some spiky-headed little piddler was going to outdrive Bernie?

    Dog on It

  • As Martin Brundle, who had been lapped three times in the fifth-place Tyrrell-Renault, observed: If Nigel can outdrive Piquet in equal cars, then hes ready to become world champion.

    Chequered Conflict

  • Unless your outdrive, your motor, was up, and your boat is just sitting on the ground, they can pick it back up and put it back in your rack storage.

    CNN Transcript Jul 11, 2005

  • Don't outdrive your vision, don't outdrive your ability to stop.

    CNN Transcript Oct 11, 2005

  • Woods didn't outputt anyone, didn't outchip anyone, and sometimes didn't even outdrive anyone.

    USATODAY.com - No eye of the Tiger in Oklahoma heat

  • Our baseball team may consistently choke up and let New York beat it every year since the beginning of baseball, aint' no way we're letting those simps outdrive us!

    Musings of a Drunken Monk: Boston Driving

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