Definition of Outgun

1. Verb. (transitive) to be more heavily armed than, to have more firepower than ¹



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Definition of Outgun

1. to surpass in firepower [v -GUNNED, -GUNNING, -GUNS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgun

outgrowing
outgrown
outgrows
outgrowth
outgrowths
outguard
outguards
outguess
outguessed
outguesses
outguessing
outguide
outguided
outguides
outguiding
outgun (current term)
outgunned
outgunning
outguns
outgush
outgushed
outgushes
outgushing
outhale
outhandle
outhandled
outhandles
outhandling
outharbor
outharbors

Literary usage of Outgun

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... the net rate oi power outgun by she plant or power development. Water power ranks with mines and the sod as one of the ..."

2. The Middle East and North Africa: The Challenge to Western Security by Peter Duignan, Lewis H. Gann (1981)
"The POLISARIO formations—highly mobile, well equipped with Soviet-made surface-to-air missiles, rocket launchers, and automatic weapons—began to outgun the ..."

3. Energy Efficiency: Challenges and Trends for Electric Utilities (1993)
"But units and assets so light may be not be able to outgun the bully's neighbors.11 As the difficulty of choosing between the two structures increases, so, ..."

4. American Neutrality in the 20th Century: The Impossible Dream by John N. Petrie (1996)
"The possibility that her prey might outgun her forced a submarine to treat all belligerent shipping alike and attack without warning. ..."

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