Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To go beyond or surpass in prayer; excel in sincerity or fervor of prayer or supplication.
  • To surpass or excel as prayer.

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

  • transitive verb To exceed or excel in prayer.

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  • verb To exceed or excel in prayer.

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Examples

  • As he arrives city after city, major media will revisit the controversy over its site near Ground Zero and Rauf will endeavor to outtalk, outpray, objections to the project, which was also the number one religion story of the year on the RNA List.

    Top Religion Newsmaker: Imam, pope or Sarah Palin?

  • Jim Wright can outpray anybody, Bob Strauss counseled me as I left for the Hill.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Jim Wright can outpray anybody, Bob Strauss counseled me as I left for the Hill.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all courtesy in the hall.

    XII. Essays. Manners. 1844

  • My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all courtesy in the hall.

    Essays: Second Series (1844)

  • My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all courtesy in the hall.

    Essays — Second Series

  • My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all courtesy in the hall.

    Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "outgun me, outpray me or outfamily me," Mr. Davis has long adhered to the Blue Dog playbook, trumpeting endorsements by the

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