Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To surpass in stride.

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

  • transitive verb To surpass in striding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To surpass in striding.

Etymologies

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out- +‎ stride

Examples

  • If you make one choice, there is that road to follow; if you make another yet a second path, a third, a fourth - But no man can outstride or outfight the given pattern in the end.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • They have had an easy control of the European and foreign commerce generally around them; and when competition aroused them to additional efforts they did not endeavor to outstride themselves, but took merely an additional step of progress and speed, and adopted the propeller for their coasting business, because it was a little faster than wind, and yet cheaper than full steam.

    Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post

  • The former continues to recover, and though she does not gain strength very rapidly, my expectations are humble enough not to outstride her improvements.

    Jane Austen's Letters To Her Sister Cassandra and Others

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