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From Middle English outdriven, equivalent to out- +‎ drive.


outdrive (third-person singular simple present outdrives, present participle outdriving, simple past outdrove, past participle outdriven)

  1. (transitive) To drive a vehicle, etc. farther or better than.
  2. (transitive, golf) To make a drive (stroke with a driver) farther or better than.
    • 2007 January 12, Frank Litsky, “Maureen Orcutt, 99, Golf Champion, Dies”, in New York Times[1]:
      In friendly matches, she hit off the back tees used by men, and with her solid build she usually outdrove them, averaging 240 yards with wood-shaft clubs.
  3. (transitive, archaic, poetic) To drive out; to repel.