Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



out- +‎ name


outname (third-person singular simple present outnames, present participle outnaming, simple past and past participle outnamed)

  1. (obsolete) To exceed in naming or describing.
  2. (obsolete) To exceed in fame or degree.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      And found out one to outname thy other faults.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for outname in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)