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Synonyms of 'outdistance'

(verb) 
Definition
to leave (other competitors) behind in a race
He managed to outdistance his pursuers.
Synonyms
leave behind
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lose
I couldn't lose him, but he couldn't overtake.
, ,
get away from
,
shake off
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outstrip
He soon outstripped the other runners.
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outrun
There are not many sprinters in the world who can outrun her.
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leave standing (informal)
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outpace
These craft can easily outpace most boats.
(verb) 
Definition
to surpass (someone) in a particular activity
a leading civil servant who easily outdistanced her rivals for the nomination
Synonyms
surpass
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
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top
How are you ever going to top that?
,
beat
He was as eager as his captain to beat the record.
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cap (informal)
He always has to cap everyone else's achievements.
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eclipse
The gramophone was eclipsed by the compact disc.
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overshadow
She overshadows all the other members of the cast.
, ,
outstrip
In pursuing her ambition she outstripped everyone else.
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outdo
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
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outshine
He outshone all the other contestants.
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tower above
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go one better than (informal)
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put in the shade

Additional synonyms

in the sense of beat
Definition
to arrive, achieve, or finish before (someone or something)
He was as eager as his captain to beat the record.
Synonyms
top,
cap (informal),
go one better than (informal),
put in the shade
in the sense of best
Definition
to defeat
Synonyms
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
lick (informal),
triumph over,
get the better of,
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
blow out of the water (slang),
put in the shade (informal)
in the sense of cap
Definition
to outdo or excel
He always has to cap everyone else's achievements.
Synonyms
top,
lick (informal),
run rings around (informal),
put in the shade,
overtop

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