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Outgo   Listen
Outgo  v. t.  (past outwent; past part. outgone; pres. part. outgoing)  
To go beyond; to exceed in swiftness; to surpass; to outdo.
To circumvent; to overreach. (Obs.)

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"Outgo" Quotes from Famous Books

... 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

... most minute account of everything that occurred, and that might interest her. Thus he detailed at length his mode of living, the clothes he wore, the people whom he met, his trouble with his creditors, the accounts of his income and outgo. One might think that this was egotism on his part; but it was more than that. It was a strong belief that everything which concerned him must concern her; and he begged her in turn to write ...
— Famous Affinities of History, Vol 1-4, Complete - The Romance of Devotion • Lyndon Orr

Words linked to "Outgo" :   outfox, outshine, cost, vanquish, outsell, circumvent, surmount, shell, outrange, break, outmarch, outshout, better, outlay, outroar, outgrow, surpass, expense, outcry, overreach, outmatch, outwit, spending, expenditure, transferred possession, transferred property, outdraw, trounce, outwear, outbrave, crush, outdo, transfer payment

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