Verb outclass Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


outclass (third-person singular simple present outclasses, present participle outclassing, simple past and past participle outclassed)

  1. (transitive) to surpass something or somebody else, so as to appear to be in a higher class

More definition: surpass in excellence or quality, especially by a wide margin; be superior, He far outclasses the other runners in the race.

1. to surpass in class, quality, etc

2. to defeat easily Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1870, "to beat (a rival) so completely as to put him out of the same class," from out + class (v.).

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