Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To surpass in writing.

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

  • transitive verb To exceed or excel in writing.

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

  • verb transitive To write more or better than.
  • verb obsolete To transcribe, write out

Etymologies

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From Middle English outwrīten ("To transcribe, write out"), out- +‎ write

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