outpace

outpace
UK [ˌaʊtˈpeɪs] / US [aʊtˈpeɪs] verb [transitive]
Word forms "outpace":
present tense I/you/we/they outpace he/she/it outpaces present participle outpacing past tense outpaced past participle outpaced
1) to make more progress, increase more quickly, or become more successful than someone or something else
2) to move faster than someone else

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  • outpace — UK US /ˌaʊtˈpeɪs/ verb [T] ► to grow or develop more quickly than something else: »Growth in the services and information industries continues to outpace overall economic recovery. outpace demand/supply/inflation »State forecasts show that demand …   Financial and business terms

  • Outpace — Out*pace , v. t. [Cf. {Outpass}.] 1. To outgo; to move faster than; to leave behind. Lamb. [1913 Webster] 2. To exceed in development or performance; to outdo. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • outpace — [out΄pās′] vt. outpaced, outpacing to surpass; exceed …   English World dictionary

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  • outpace — verb Outpace is used with these nouns as the object: ↑inflation …   Collocations dictionary

  • outpace — transitive verb Date: 1611 1. to surpass in speed 2. outdo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outpace — /owt pays /, v.t., outpaced, outpacing. to surpass or exceed, as in speed, development, or performance: a company that has consistently outpaced the competition in sales. [1565 75; OUT + PACE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • outpace — verb To go faster than someone else; to exceed the pace of. The youngster outpaced his grandfather and ran on ahead …   Wiktionary

  • outpace — out|pace [autˈpeıs] v [T] to go faster, do better, or develop more quickly than someone or something else ▪ Job openings were outpacing the supply of qualified workers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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