Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To march faster than; march so as to leave behind.
  • noun The outward march; the starting forth of a military expedition.

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

  • transitive verb To surpass in marching; to march faster than, or so as to leave behind.

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

  • verb transitive To surpass in marching; to march further or faster than.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb march longer distances and for a longer time than

Etymologies

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out- +‎ march

Examples

  • But so long as the army could outmarch the Union infantry, Sheridan could not do great mischief.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • But so long as the army could outmarch the Union infantry, Sheridan could not do great mischief.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • He could outswear the Sergeants, outmarch the Rifles and outfight any man in green or scarlet.

    Sharpe's Prey

  • The attack on the village was supposed to do no more than pin down the British rearguard while the French left, safe in the knowledge that their foes had already marched, were now eagerly trying to outmarch them.

    Sharpe's Sword

  • The attack on the village was supposed to do no more than pin down the British rearguard while the French left, safe in the knowledge that their foes had already marched, were now eagerly trying to outmarch them.

    Sharpe's Sword

  • But so long as the army could outmarch the Union infantry, Sheridan could not do great mischief.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • But so long as the army could outmarch the Union infantry, Sheridan could not do great mischief.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • But so long as the army could outmarch the Union infantry, Sheridan could not do great mischief.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • Washington had yet to discover how readily even experienced soldiers may be tempted to let their imagination outmarch their armies and their ambition disdain the limitations of their resources.

    Washington

  • Washington had yet to discover how readily even experienced soldiers may be tempted to let their imagination outmarch their armies and their ambition disdain the limitations of their resources.

    Washington

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