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Outpass

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Outpass To pass beyond; to exceed in progress.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outpass To surpass.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Outpace

Usage

In literature:

As my head outpassed the edge of the top so that she came into view, I could see she was looking at me with storm-bright eyes.
"The Mutiny of the Elsinore" by Jack London
Instead I set myself to play and outpass his game.
"The Virgin of the Sun" by H. R. Haggard
His all-resembling pencil did outpass The magic imagery of looking-glass.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 4 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Years younger than her companion, in all things of womanhood she outpassed her utterly.
"A Prince of Dreamers" by Flora Annie Steel
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In poetry:

O'er a new joy this day we bend,
Soft power from heaven our souls to lift;
A wondering wonder thou dost lend
With loan outpassing gift—
"A Prayer for the Past: Now far from my old northern land," by George MacDonald