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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
outrun
verb
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Consumer demand has outrun our production capabilities.
▪ The fire was moving so fast you couldn't outrun it.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Even though the university system grew rapidly, demand for places in some subjects began to outrun supply.
▪ Fleet-footed young men were always arriving to race with her and she always outran them.
▪ I was able to outrun him, but I knew he was clever.
▪ The occasional burst of speed is required to outrun real and imaginary predators.
▪ The others shook their heads, seeing more and more, their memories outrunning their knowledge now.
▪ The servicing of perceived strategic needs is outrunning economic capacity.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Outrun

Outrun \Out*run"\, v. t. [imp. Outran; p. p. Outrun; p. pr. & vb. n. Outrunning.] To exceed, or leave behind, in running; to run faster than; to outstrip; to go beyond.

Your zeal outruns my wishes.
--Sir W. Scott.

The other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulcher.
--John xx. 4.

Outrun

Outrun \Out*run"\, v. t. [imp. Outran; p. p. Outrun; p. pr. & vb. n. Outrunning.] To exceed, or leave behind, in running; to run faster than; to outstrip; to go beyond.

Your zeal outruns my wishes.
--Sir W. Scott.

The other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulcher.
--John xx. 4.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
outrun

mid-14c., "to run out," from out (adv.) + run (v.). Sense of "to outstrip in running" is from 1520s; figurative use from 1650s. Related: Outran; outrunning.

Wiktionary
outrun

n. (context sheepdog trials English) The sheepdog's initial run towards the sheep, done in a curving motion so as not to startle them. vb. 1 To run faster than the others. 2 To exceed or overextend.

WordNet
outrun
  1. v. run faster than; "in this race, I managed to outran everybody else"

  2. [also: outrunning, outran]

Wikipedia
OutRun (album)

OutRun is the debut studio album by French electronic musician Kavinsky, released on 22 February 2013. Production for the album was handled primarily by Kavinsky's close friend and fellow French electro house artist SebastiAn. The album is named after Sega's 1986 arcade game of the same name, which featured the Ferrari Testarossa.

The concept behind OutRun follows Kavinsky's backstory of a young man who crashed his Testarossa in 1986 and reappeared in 2006 as a zombie who produces electronic music. Kavinsky cites influences from 1980s video games, television cop shows such as Miami Vice and the films of Dario Argento.

Usage examples of "outrun".

I am allowing my emotions to outrun my reason, it is only because my son was and still is the skipper of the Barracuda .

Langdon rocketed downward, on the edge of a billowing shroud of light, feeling like a surfer trying to outrun a thousand-foot tidal wave.

Not waiting to see if he obeyed, not needing to, she and Jorin went in search of Brier Iron-thorn, whom they found at the head of the main stairs, outrun by the fleeing Highborn.

I totter at a red hot half-a-mile an hour along lighted halls and Burnside generally outruns me.

Some word had come of your errand after your departure, so this same Horsford with the Mayor and one or two other Tantivies, whose zeal methinks outran their humanity, slipped the dogs upon your trail.

I can outrun, outjump, outshoot, outbrag, outdrink and outfight any man on both sides of the Mississippi from Pittsburgh to New Orleans!

They were cheerfully confident that they would outmarch or outrun as well as outfight any soldiers coming after them.

He could outmarch, outrun, outjump and outfight any man in his cohort at any time of the day or night.

We have guns sufficient to protect us against any light vessel that could catch us, and enough turn of speed to outrun or outpoint anything heavier.

He could not outswim the beast in the water, but perhaps he could outrun it on the weed?

New Republic, but in the process, they had hopped forward in time by four thousand years, zigzagging between the two planetless components of the binary system in an attempt to outrun any long-term surveillance that the Festival might have placed on them.

He could outrun them on open ground, but slives had a nasty tendency to remain on the trail of their prey, sometimes following for days, waiting for their target to sleep before moving in for the kill.

Now the spritsail topsail followed, while to ease her plunging they hauled up the mainsail, giving all the wind to her forecourse: she sailed easier yet, with no slackening in her pace, clearly outrunning the Dutchman, although he had shaken out his foretopsail reef.

The stilter could probably outrun the footed men, but not the blimp or the trucks.

Even with a pack, he told himself, the stinkard could easily outrun anyone in the company.