from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To exceed the number of; be more numerous than.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to be more in number than somebody or something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To exceed in number.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To exceed in number.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be larger in number
Some complained that even in the supposedly autonomous prefectures of Qinghai, signs in Chinese outnumber those in Tibetan.
As regards the first argument, it is significant that Socrates nowhere in the dialogue admits any case in which the inappropriate elements in a name outnumber the appropriate ones (hence item 19 in the list of etymological principles, section 3 above).
On Warren Avenue, where signs in Arabic outnumber those in English, other residents said they doubted the CIA would find many willing recruits in Dearborn.
In fact, in absolute numbers, I'll bet those fleeing the creationism label outnumber the biologists, too.
The activity is part of a bullish pattern so far in CIEN, where calls outnumber puts by more than 8 to 1 in the session.
And while shovelware certainly exists on all three machines, it's definitely most common than on Wii, a platform on which is seems like rudimentary, low-budget shoddier titles outnumber more complex games by multiples.
Recent data from Thomson Financial gives us an idea of just how blatant that "buy" rating bias is -- analyst buy calls outnumber "sell" calls almost 7 to 1.
Thomson Financial gives us an idea of just how blatant that "buy" rating bias is -- analyst buy calls outnumber "sell" calls almost 7 to
Ontario and Alberta are fairly evenly split while in B.C. and Nova Scotia opponents of the idea outnumber supporters.
Google shows that uses of "Valentine's Day" outnumber "Saint Valentine's Day" by more than a 235: 1 ratio, so I think the answer is obviously not, no.