from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To surpass or outdo (another), as in speed, growth, or performance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To go faster than someone else; to exceed the pace of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To outgo; to move faster than; to leave behind.
  • transitive v. To exceed in development or performance; to outdo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To outwalk or outrun; leave behind.
  • To pace out; pass or go out.

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

  • v. surpass in speed


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From out- +‎ pace.


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