Definitions

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

  • transitive v. To ride faster, farther, or better than; outstrip.
  • transitive v. To withstand successfully; ride out: outride a storm at sea.
  • n. An unstressed syllable or cluster of syllables within a given metrical unit that is omitted from the scansion pattern in sprung rhythm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A trip on a horse outside an enclosed area, a trip on a horse in the open.
  • v. To ride (a horse, bicycle, etc.) better than (someone).
  • v. To ride out (e.g. a storm).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To surpass in speed of riding; to ride beyond or faster than.
  • n. A riding out; an excursion.
  • n. A place for riding out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To ride out.
  • To ride before or beside a carriage as attendant; be an outrider.
  • To pass in riding; ride faster than.
  • n. A riding out; an excursion; also, a place for riding.
  • n. The district of an outrider. See outrider .

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

  • v. ride better, faster, or further than
  • v. hang on during a trial of endurance

Etymologies

N. coined by Gerard Manley Hopkins.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
out- +‎ ride (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Darius was determined to outthink, outride, outfight, and absolutely overwhelm Alexander with superior numbers.

    Alexander the Great

  • “I can outride Tally,” she said of her brother who was less than a year older than she was.

    Judge deveraux

  •  It was true that she rode hard, and that she could easily outride all but the most dedicated racers, but even they could not match her pace over the course of the day.

    The Messenger

  • No one could outride them or outshoot them from the back of a horse.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Comanche power had long resided in sheer military superiority: the ability, man for man, to outride and outshoot the Anglo-Europeans.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • She had to construct the conditions in a way that benefited her, and not this great lummox who could outride her, outrace her, and outdo her in every physical way.

    The Laird Who Loved Me

  • Overall I agree with the order on Ryan's list, but it all depends how far off she is: I'd take a 5'10 actress who could outride and outfight Conan Stevens over a 6'1 one who doesn't know what a sword is.

    The Live Feed talks Thrones

  • And as we act boldly to defy the winds of this crisis and outride the tempest of this painful moment, I can think of no finer steward for our nation's commerce.

    CNN Transcript Feb 3, 2009

  • “Never ask a question about it, Master,” said Bucklaw, who, with great unwillingness, had hitherto reined in his own gallant steed, not to outride his host and entertainer.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Her favorite amusement was bear-hunting, and she could outride most men.

    Archive 2007-11-04

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