outran outran  /aʊ ˈtræn/


  • (v) run faster than


  1. Che's ambitions far outran his means to implement them.
  2. At Santa Anita in December, Steiger's steed outran Savalas' nag by a healthy length and a half.
  3. As a calf high-tailed it for the mesquite brush, the nimble cow ponies always outran it; a vaquero's lasso snaked out and around its neck, brought it thudding to the ground.


  • Woodbine: Nipissing rallies to take Woodbine Oaks

    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Nipissing probably punched her ticket to the prestigious Queen’s Plate when she outran the favored Spring in the Air to win the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks on Sunday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form


  1. "Mr. Tafel said let's not chase spilled water," Nafzger said. "We spilled our water during the Preakness. We got beat. We got outran."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Carl Nafzger Source: SI.com

  2. "Shaun was moving," said White. "Shaun outran a running back. I'm very excited that he had a great day today. It was exciting to watch that."
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Dewayne White Source: Sports Network

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