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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To move past or ahead of.
  • transitive verb To be greater than or superior to; exceed or surpass: synonym: excel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To outrun; advance or go beyond; exceed.
  • To flee beyond the reach of; escape.

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

  • transitive verb To go faster than; to outrun; to advance beyond; to leave behind.
  • transitive verb To exceed in development or performance; to surpass in any competition; to outdo; to outpace{2}.

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

  • verb To outrun or leave behind.
  • verb To exceed, excel or surpass.

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

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
  • verb go far ahead of

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