Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of outrival in English:
verb (outrivals, outrivalling, outrivalled; US outrivals, outrivaling, outrivaled)[with object] archaic
Surpass in competition or comparison: they outrivalled the Spaniards in fanatical ferocity
More example sentences
- I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes and the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland; but for simple beauty, Cape Breton outrivals them all.
- The dress is sewn with a garden of silk roses, outrivalled by the natural roses in her corsage and those fallen from it.
- But I'm so red in the face that I outrival a lobster, and the freshmen mistake my mortification for an admission of guilt.
Words that rhyme with outrivaladjectival, arrival, deprival, genitival, imperatival, infinitival, relatival, revival, rival, substantival, survival
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