- outstrip: see strip
- outstrip (v.)
- 1570s, "to pass in running," from out + Middle English strip "move quickly," of unknown origin. Figurative sense of "to excel or surpass in anything" is from 1590s. Related: Outstripped; outstripping.
- 1. He can outstrip his friend both in sports and in studies.
- 2. It is possible for us to outstrip the advanced countries in the world.
- 3. Tom can outstrip most boys both in sports and in studies.
- 4. A horse can outstrip a man.
- 5. Both sums outstrip the Czech Republic's annual consumption of ginseng of about 1.4 tonnes a year.
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