outnumber outnumber  /aʊt ˈnəm bər/

Definition(s):

  • (v) be larger in number

Usage(s):

  1. In return, they give Halo most of their waking hours, which vastly outnumber their sleeping ones.
  2. The blacks outnumber the whites more than 200 to 1.
  3. Browsing through the top 25,000 most popular celebrity searches, the living significantly outnumber the dead in popularity.

News

  1. Super-Couponing Tips: Tales from the rebate front

    Readers continue to weigh in on the pitfalls of mail-in rebates. The anti-rebate emails I receive far outnumber those singing their praises.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: La Crosse Tribune

  2. Egypt's Islamists rally to show Morsi support - and warn opponents

    CAIRO – Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood staged a massive rally in Cairo on Friday to show support for President Mohammed Morsi – and to issue a warning to those who hope to push him out of office.The crowds gathered in an effort to show that Morsi supporters outnumber those who oppose him in advance of opposition demonstrations planned for June 30.Opposition “Rebel!” alliance representatives say they ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Fewer men in the workplace. But why?

    If women outnumber men where you work, you're not alone. Many men are disappearing from the workplace and it could have big consequences for the future.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX 19 Cincinnati

Quotes

  1. "Our collective kids now outnumber the band more than two to one," Robertson said in a release. "We set out to make a record that would be entertaining for them ...... not strictly a children's record, but a record that children would really...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Ed Robertson Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "That's the payoff you get from patience," Stoneman said. "This game really rewards patience, and sometimes it's tough to have it. Young guys are going to make mistakes, but if you're really talented, the highlights will far outnumber the...
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Bill Stoneman Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

  3. "We like what we're doing," Torre said. "There's obviously a lot of baseball left, and the important part from here on out is to make sure the good streaks outnumber the bad ones, to minimize the damage and try to maximize what we're doing...
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source: ESPN

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