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Outgo   /ˈaʊtgˌoʊ/   Listen
Outgo

verb
(past outwent; past part. outgone; pres. part. outgoing)
1.
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



... an arch of stone; and within, a stream that broke from the barrow. The brooklet's wave was hot with fire. The hoard that way he never could hope unharmed to near, or endure those deeps, {33d} for the dragon's flame. Then let from his breast, for he burst with rage, the Weder-Geat prince a word outgo; stormed the stark-heart; stern went ringing and clear his cry 'neath the cliff-rocks gray. The hoard-guard heard a human voice; his rage was enkindled. No respite now for pact of peace! The poison-breath of that foul worm first came forth from the cave, hot reek-of-fight: the rocks ...
— Beowulf • Anonymous

... bountifully fed with the most nutricious food. The same fact attaches to land. We cannot get out of land more than there is in it; and having once exhausted it, we are obliged to put into it, in fertilizers, all we wish to take from it in the form of vegetable growths. Wherever there is an outgo, there must be an equal income, or exhaustion will be the ...
— Lessons in Life - A Series of Familiar Essays • Timothy Titcomb

... his district. Defeat to me would have meant merely chagrin; to Kelly it meant terrible material disaster. He had no money. Like every rigidly honest man, he had found that going into politics was expensive and that his salary as Assemblyman did not cover the financial outgo. He had lost his practice and he had incurred the ill will of the powerful, so that it was impossible at the moment to pick up his practice again; and the worry and disappointment affected him so much that shortly after election he was struck down by sickness. Just before Christmas ...
— Theodore Roosevelt - An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt • Theodore Roosevelt



Words linked to "Outgo" :   outbrave, transferred property, break, outshine, overreach, transfer payment, circumvent, outroar, outfox, outsail, outwit, beat, out-herod, outshout, income, beat out, outcry, outpace, cost, shell, spending, outmarch, outdraw, outsmart, outweigh, outperform, better, outsell, expenditure, outwear, transferred possession, outgrow, crush, shame, outrange, trounce, expense, vanquish



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