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

  • v. Past tense of outride.

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  • v. Simple past of outride.
  • n. Obsolete form of outroad.


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  • Her bandolier was strung across her chest and she outrode the men in her little band.

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  • He left England with a bruise, by his coach overturning, that made him spit blood, and was so ill, we expected every post to hear of his death; but he outrode it or outdrank it, or something, and is come home lustier than ever.

    The Journal to Stella

  • I outrode them, but some of them had the patience to follow me home, and said they would speak with me.

    Fletcher of Madeley

  • Nearing the south, they encountered a violent storm, which the vessel outrode, receiving little or no damage.

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  • "Buck outrode me," admitted Yellin 'Kid as he drew rein, and his voice was not as loud as usual.

    The Boy Ranchers on the Trail

  • We outrode danger and came under land to a quiet anchorage, the San Sebastian and the San Martin following us as the chickens the hen.


  • But the distracted father, urged on by the wild energy of despair, outrode them all, as they made, on one occasion, for a rising ground near Carradale, from whence a wider view of the sea could be commanded.

    The Seven Lights

  • The faces of the men and youths who outrode the train were grim, set, hopeless.

    Chapter 12

  • I outrode the surgeon, and I apologized for keeping him waiting; so he said, "Why now, I calculate as your doctors are tired; they have plenty to do to-day."

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  • He has helped to keep her from being wrecked upon the rocks of treachery; he has imperiled his life by standing manfully to his task while she outrode the fury of a threatening sea; when the pirate-craft of rebellion bore down upon her and sought to place the black flag of disunion at her masthead, he was one of the first to respond when the captain called all hands up on deck.

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