Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Outstrip"

The meaning of "Outstrip" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa outstrip?
A: Outstrip is when someone goes farther than or gets ahead of someone else. It also means moving faster
Q: O que significa outstrip = exceed = surpass??
A: It means to go past someone (rank-wise) like going from assistant to manager, that is an example of surpassing your previous rank.

Hope this helps :)

Example sentences using "Outstrip"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com to outstrip.
A: @zajonzlisa991

I have never heard this word before, but maybe I can help explain what I think it is.

The prefix out- is used when somebody does someone does something better than someone else, or better than that thing has been done before. Examples:

Out-eat: I don't think that little kid can out-eat me, but we'll see.

Out-do: Wow mom, this Thanksgiving meal is fantastic. You've outdone yourself.

Outplay: Messi can outplay most soccer players.

So if you understand the verb 'strip', depending on the context in which it's used, hopefully you'll be able to figure out how to use 'outstrip'. Let me know if you need more help!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com outstrips .
A: Outstrip means to exceed expectation.
Example: "Alex outstripped the school, because he ran 10 minutes more than everyone else."

Synonyms of "Outstrip" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre outstrip e overtake e outrun ?
A: This is a difficult one actually.

Overtake and outstrip are similar in that it means to pass someone/ exceed something.

But
Overtake is typically at a slower pace. So for example 2 cars racing, one car starts 10 seconds before the first and is going at 200km/h and the other one is going at 202km/h.
The second car is going to eventually *overtake* the first one.

However, Outstrip means to completely leave in the dust.
so if one car is driving at 50km/h and another one drives past it by going 100km/h, we'd say that it outstripped the first car.

Disclaimer!
Although these are the nuances of these 2 words, don't take this as complete fact because in commonly spoken English we basically only use overtake for both meanings.


For me, outrun means the same thing as overtake, but this is used when it comes to people/animals running, usually when racing. And it's when one person/animal runs past the other. But again, this word doesn't always mean running in a race and can also mean "exceed" (although 90% of the time it's to do with running).


If this all seems confusing, thats because all these words can basically all be used interchangeably.
For example:

"We outstripped our competitors"
"We overtook our competitors"
"We outran our competitors"

These all mean the same thing, but there are some slight nuances that usually do not matter in speech because of the amount of similarity between the words.

*Short answer*
-They all mean to exceed or to pass someone/something.
-Outstrip= a large margin.
-Overtake= gradually.
-Outrun= usually physically running.
*However all can be used as just "Exceed/pass something"

*When in doubt, use "overtake"! It's all you need😊

Q: Qual é a diferença entre outstrip, outpace e outrun? I have a sentence: the increase of prices overstrips/ overruns/ overpaces our expectations.
Could you please give me a couple of examples and explain what of them natives use more often and when? ?
A: -Outstrip is to move faster than and overtake (someone). As far as how often natives use this, personally I have never heard someone use this word and I’ve grown up in the US.

-Outrun is to run or travel faster than or further than (someone and/or something). Now this would be the most common word to use out of the 3. Natives (as far I know at least. Hahah) use this more often than the other two

-Outpace is go, rise, or improve faster than (someone or something). This is not a word I’ve heard all that often either but it’s stilled used. Just not as often a outrun.


So in order of most commonly used to never used in my life before is: 1.) outrun 2.) outpace 3.) outstrip
I hope that helps! :)

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