outstrip outstrip  /aʊt ˈstrɪp/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) be or do something to a greater degree
  2. (v) go far ahead of

Usage(s):

  1. It would make him mad to see anyone outstrip us.
  2. Still, China's plans to build aircraft carriers and boost its own submarine fleet far outstrip that of New Delhi.
  3. If the estimates prove true, Iraq's potential would outstrip its other neighbor Iran, which sits atop about 136 billion barrels of oil.

News

  • India set to overtake China in population

    NEW DELHI — India's population is set to outstrip China's as much as 15 years earlier than previous estimates, according to a new United Nations report. But the real concern is that the scary UN numbers could trigger a drastic and counterproductive government response.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New Haven Register

Quotes

  1. "A stake in Rotana expands our presence in a region with a young and growing population where GDP growth is set to outstrip that of more developed economies in the years ahead," James Murdoch explained.
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: James Murdoch Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "The reality is that the AIDS epidemic continues to outstrip the global and national efforts to contain it," Piot said.
    on Nov 21, 2005 By: Peter Piot Source: CBC.ca

  3. "The industry let the growth and complexity in new instruments outstrip their economic and social utility as well as the operational capacity to manage them," Blankfein said at the conference organised by German business daily Handelsblatt....
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Lloyd Blankfein Source: guardian.co.uk

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