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verb as in surpass


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The move came as Fox’s ratings in that time slot had been outstripped by rivals.

Virginia and Maryland expanded eligibility for coronavirus vaccinations to include older residents on Thursday, while local officials across the Washington region continued to plead for more doses as demand outstrips supply.

Since the District and parts of Virginia began vaccinating seniors Monday, demand for the vaccine has been outstripping what’s available across the Washington region.

Ensuring the efficiency of that vaccination program is essential because demand is likely to outstrip supply globally for some time and, particularly in low-income countries, each dose will be precious.

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New cases in prisons this week reached their highest level since testing began in the spring, far outstripping previous peaks in April and August.

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The man in me knows how macho imaginings usually outstrip reality.

The speed of a good ambler in the paso portante is so great, that he will outstrip another horse at full gallop.

Since the Peace, the City has been very much augmented and embellished; so that there are few Towns that outstrip it.

It had survived the ravages of time; it had escaped the devastation of man, whose ravages outstrip those of time.

And Henry watched him disappear with a choking feeling that thus the nobleman was to outstrip him in life.

He is in hiding somewhere, for he knew well, black paynim as he is, that our horses' four legs could outstrip his two.

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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outstrip, such as: exceed, outdo, overtake, transcend, best, and defeat.

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