Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Outdated adjective Being out of date; antiquated. [ Obsolete] Hammond.

Outdazzle transitive verb To surpass in dazzing.

Outdo transitive verb [ imperfect Outdid ; past participle Outdone ; present participle & verbal noun Outdoing .] To go beyond in performance; to excel; to surpass.

An imposture outdoes the original.
L' Estrange.

I grieve to be outdone by Gay.
Swift.

Outdoor adjective [ For out of door .] Being, or done, in the open air; being or done outside of certain buildings, as poorhouses, hospitals, etc.; as, outdoor exercise; outdoor relief; outdoor patients.

Outdoors adverb Abread; out of the house; out of doors.

Outdraw transitive verb To draw out; to extract. [ R.] "He must the teeth outdraw ." Gower.

Outdream transitive verb To pass, or escape, while dreaming. "To oultdream dangers." Beau. & Fl.

Outdrink transitive verb To exceed in drinking.

Outdure transitive verb To outlast. [ Obsolete]

Outdwell transitive verb To dwell or stay beyond. [ Poetic] "He outdwells his hour." Shak.

Outdweller noun One who holds land in a parish, but lives elsewhere. [ Eng.]

Outer (out"ẽr) adjective [ Compar. of Out .] [ Anglo-Saxon ūtor , compar. of ūt , adverb , out. See Out , Utter , adjective ] Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to inner ; as, the outer wall; the outer court or gate; the outer stump in cricket; the outer world.

Outer bar , in England, the body of junior (or utter) barristers; -- so called because in court they occupy a place beyond the space reserved for Queen's counsel.

Outer noun (a) The part of a target which is beyond the circles surrounding the bull's- eye. (b) A shot which strikes the outer of a target.

Outer noun [ From Out , v. ] One who puts out, ousts, or expels; also, an ouster; dispossession. [ R.]

Outerly adverb
1. Utterly; entirely. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

2. Toward the outside. [ R.] Grew.

Outermost adjective [ See Uttermost , Utmost , and confer Outmost .] Being on the extreme external part; farthest outward; as, the outermost row. Boyle.

Outface transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Outfaced ; p pr. & verbal noun Outfacing .] To face or look (one) out of countenance; to resist or bear down by bold looks or effrontery; to brave. Shak.

Having outfaced all the world.
South.

Outfall noun
1. The mouth of a river; the lower end of a water course; the open end of a drain, culvert, etc., where the discharge occurs.

2. A quarrel; a falling out. [ Prov. Eng.]

Outfangthef noun [ Anglo-Saxon ...t- fangen-...eóf . See Out , Fang , transitive verb , and Thief .] (Anglo-Saxon & O. Eng. Law) (a) A thief from without or abroad, taken within a lord's fee or liberty. (b) The privilege of trying such a thief. Burrill.

Outfawn transitive verb To exceed in fawning.

Outfeast transitive verb To exceed in feasting.

Outfeat transitive verb To surpass in feats.

Outfield noun
1. Arable land which has been or is being exhausted. See Infield , 1. [ Scot.]

2. A field beyond, or separated from, the inclosed land about the homestead; an uninclosed or unexplored tract. Also used figuratively.

The great outfield of thought or fact.
Trench.

3. (Baseball) The part of the field beyond the diamond, or infield. It is occupied by the fielders.

4. (Cricket) The part of the field farthest from the batsman.

Outfit noun A fitting out, or equipment, as of a ship for a voyage, or of a person for an expedition in an unoccupied region or residence in a foreign land; things required for equipment; the expense of, or allowance made for, equipment, as by the government of the United States to a diplomatic agent going abroad.

Outfitter noun One who furnishes outfits for a voyage, a journey, or a business.

Outflank transitive verb (Mil.) To go beyond, or be superior to, on the flank; to pass around or turn the flank or flanks of.

Outflatter transitive verb To exceed in flattering.

Outfling noun A gibe; a contemptuous remark.

Outflow noun A flowing out; efflux.

Outflow intransitive verb To flow out. Campbell.

Outfly transitive verb [ imperfect Outflew ; past participle Outflown ; present participle & verbal noun Outflying .] To surpass in flying; to fly beyond or faster than. Shak.

Winged with fear outflies the wind.
Waller.

Outfool transitive verb To exceed in folly. [ R.] Young.

Outfoot transitive verb To outrun or outwalk; hence, of a vessel, to outsail. [ Colloq.]

Outform noun External appearance. [ Obsolete]

Outfrown transitive verb To frown down; to overbear by frowning. Shak.

Outgate noun An outlet. [ Obsolete] Spenser.

Outgaze transitive verb To gaze beyond; to exceed in sharpness or persistence of seeing or of looking; hence, to stare out of countenance.

Outgeneral transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Outgeneraled or Outgeneralled ; present participle & verbal noun Outgeneraling or Outgeneralling .] To exceed in generalship; to gain advantage over by superior military skill or executive ability; to outmaneuver. Chesterfield.

Outgive transitive verb To surpass in giving. Dryden.

Outgo transitive verb [ imperfect Outwent ; past participle Outgone ; present participle & verbal noun Outgoing .]


1. To go beyond; to exceed in swiftness; to surpass; to outdo.

2. To circumvent; to overreach. [ Obsolete] Denham.

Outgo noun ; plural Outgoes That which goes out, or is paid out; outlay; expenditure; -- the opposite of income . Lowell.

Outgoer noun One who goes out or departs.

Outgoing noun
1. The act or the state of going out.

The outgoings of the morning and evening.
Ps. lxv. 8.

2. That which goes out; outgo; outlay.

3. The extreme limit; the place of ending. [ Obsolete]

The outgoings of the border were at the north bay of the salt sea, at the south end of Jordan.
Josh. xviii. 19.

Outgoing adjective Going out; departing; as, the outgoing administration; an outgoing steamer.

Outground noun Ground situated at a distance from the house; outlying land.

Outgrow transitive verb [ imperfect Outgrew ; past participle Outgrown ; present participle & verbal noun Outgrowing .]


1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. Shak.

2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as, to outgrow clothing; to outgrow usefulness; to outgrow an infirmity.

Outgrowth noun That which grows out of, or proceeds from, anything; an excrescence; an offshoot; hence, a result or consequence.

Outguard noun (Mil.) A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.

Outgush noun A pouring out; an outburst.

A passionate outgush of emotion.
Thackeray.

Outgush intransitive verb To gush out; to flow forth.