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Outgo   /ˈaʊtgˌoʊ/   Listen

(past outwent; past part. outgone; pres. part. outgoing)
Be or do something to a greater degree.  Synonyms: exceed, outdo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass.  "She outdoes all other athletes" , "This exceeds all my expectations" , "This car outperforms all others in its class"

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"Outgo" Quotes from Famous Books

... as he strode along, something he could not outgo was at his side, gaunt, wounded, soiled, whispering: "Turn back; turn back, and settle with me," and ever put off with promises—after that fashion as old as the world—to do no end of good things if only the one right thing ...
— Bonaventure - A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana • George Washington Cable

... till the priest plucked up heart again, and said, turning to Ralph, but not meeting his eye: "My son, I weep because men and women are so evil, and mis-say each other so sorely, even as they do by this holy woman." As he spake his tears brake out again, and Ralph strode on fast, so as to outgo him, thinking it unmannerly to seem as if he noted not his sorrow; yet withal unable to say aught to him thereof. Moreover it irked him to hear a grown man weeping for grief, even though it were but ...
— The Well at the World's End • William Morris

... Hopeful also approved of the soundness of Christian's answer; so there was a great silence among them. Mr. By-ends and his company also staggered and kept behind, that Christian and Hopeful might outgo them. Then said Christian to his fellow, If these men cannot stand before the sentence of men, what will they do with the sentence of God? And if they are mute when dealt with by vessels of clay, what will they do when they shall be rebuked by the flames ...
— The Pilgrim's Progress - From this world to that which is to come. • John Bunyan

... equals the withdrawal of the same materials from the blood. Somewhat as a vessel of water (Fig. 12) having an inflow and an outflow which are equal in amount may keep always at the same level, the balancing of the intake and outgo of the blood keeps its composition about the same ...
— Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools • Francis M. Walters, A.M.

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