- 1outrun somebody/something to run faster or further than somebody/something He couldn't outrun his pursuers.
- 2outrun something to develop faster than something synonym outstrip Demand for the new model is outrunning supply. The population is outrunning the local resources.
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈrʌn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈrʌn//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outrun
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈrʌn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈrʌn//he / she / it outruns
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈrʌnz//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈrʌnz//past simple outran
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈræn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈræn//past participle outrun
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈrʌn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈrʌn//-ing form outrunning
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈrʌnɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈrʌnɪŋ//