outpace

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Etymology[edit]

From out- +‎ pace.

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Verb[edit]

outpace (third-person singular simple present outpaces, present participle outpacing, simple past and past participle outpaced)

  1. To go faster than someone else; to exceed the pace of.
    The youngster outpaced his grandfather and ran on ahead.
    • 2011 November 11, Rory Houston, “Estonia 0-4 Republic of Ireland”, RTE Sport:
      Walters outpaced Raio Piiroja from a long ball forward and curled a powerful shot over the crossbar from a tight angle in the 33rd minute.