Definition of outstrip verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    outstrip

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌaʊtˈstrɪp//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outstrip
     
    he / she / it outstrips
     
    past simple outstripped
     
    -ing form outstripping
     
     
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  1. 1outstrip something to become larger, more important, etc. than someone or something Demand is outstripping supply.
  2. 2outstrip something to be faster, better, or more successful than someone you are competing against synonym surpass Their latest computer outstrips all its rivals.
  3. 3outstrip somebody to run faster than someone in a race so that you pass them She soon outstripped the slower runners.
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