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outdistance Line breaks: out|dis¦tance
Pronunciation: /aʊtˈdɪst(ə)ns/

Definition of outdistance in English:


[with object]
Leave (a competitor or pursuer) far behind: she could maintain a fast enough pace to outdistance any pursuers
More example sentences
  • She started her takeoff run, easily outdistancing her pursuers.
  • Benchmarking your business against industry peers, however, will help you to understand your own competitive position in the marketplace and will help you to design strategies to outdistance your competitors.
  • He had just outdistanced his surprisingly fast pursuers when he passed under a pedestrian overpass.
outrun, outstrip, run faster than, outpace, leave behind, get (further) ahead of, gain on, draw away from, overtake, pass, shake off, throw off, lose, put distance between oneself and someone else, widen the gap between oneself and someone else
surpass, outshine, do better than, outclass, outdo, excel, exceed, transcend, top, cap, trump, beat, better, leave behind, lead
informal leave standing, walk away from
archaic outrival, outvie

Words that rhyme with outdistance

assistance, coexistence, consistence, distance, existence, insistence, persistence, resistance, subsistence
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