Definitions

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  • v. To drive a vehicle, etc. farther or better than.
  • v. To make a drive (stroke with a driver) farther or better than.
  • v. 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

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

    Dog on It

  • 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

  • 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

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

    CNN Transcript Oct 11, 2005

  • 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

  • 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

  • Similarly, Woods, who can outdrive almost everyone else on the planet, still has a lethal short game and is generally regarded as one of the top putters on tour.

    At the top of their games

  • He and every one of his men were armed with the new compound recurved bows that could outdrive the Ethiopian long-bows by two hundred paces.

    River God

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