Etymology
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outrun (v.)

early 14c., outrennen, "to flow out, to issue forth;" mid-14c., "to run out, expire" from out- + run (v.). Sense of "to outstrip in running, run past or beyond" is from mid-15c.; figurative use is from 1650s. Related: Outran; outrunning.

updated on October 19, 2019

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Definitions of outrun from WordNet

outrun (v.)
run faster than;
in this race, I managed to outran everybody else
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.