outdistance outdistance  /ˈaʊt ˈdɪ stəns/

Definition(s):

  • (v) go far ahead of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If it runs at top speed, the popular Governor may outdistance both his rivals.
  2. Actress Marie Windsor and Actor Elisha Cook, however, outdistance the field with ease in what might be called their obscenes of married life.
  3. He can outswim a torpedo, outfly an airplane, outdistance a streamliner train, outrun a speeding automobile, punch his way through armor plate.

News

  1. 'Monsters University' beats 'World War Z' to win weekend box office

    (Reuters) - "Monsters University," the prequel to Pixar's 2001 animated blockbuster "Monsters, Inc.," scared up $82 million in weekend ticket sales to easily outdistance the week's other new movie, the big-budget apocalyptic thriller "World War Z," which came in with an impressive haul of $66 million.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Register Citizen

  2. 'Monsters University' scares zombies to lead box office

    By Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud (Reuters) - "Monsters University," the prequel to Pixar's 2001 animated blockbuster "Monsters, Inc.," scared up $82 million in weekend ticket sales to easily outdistance the week's other new movie, the big-budget apocalyptic thriller "World War Z," which came in with an impressive haul of $66 million. "World War Z,", the story of a zombie pandemic starring Brad ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The levels we are tracking outdistance our earlier predictions," said Jeremy Shapiro, the president of ForeclosuresMass.com.
    on Jun 27, 2006 By: Jeremy Shapiro Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. Teammate Ronde Barber said, "There's not a lot of words to describe him. Just put the film on, and you see what you have in this guy. There's a lot of great backs that have come through this league. For him to outdistance them all in the first three...
    on Sep 26, 2005 By: Ronde Barber Source: Seattle Times

  3. "Not unless we move up," Dunleavy said. "If we get to contention, .500, if we get in there, people will look. Now his numbers, if they outdistance everybody, I think he could get in with a losing record. [But not] if it's close with somebody...
    on Dec 29, 2009 By: Mike Dunleavy Source: Los Angeles Times

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