verb (used with object), outspent, outspending.
to outdo in ; more than:
They seemed determined to outspend their neighbors.
to exceed (one’s resources) in :
He quickly outspent his fortune.
mid-15c., “to consume totally, use up,” from out (adv.) + spend (v.). Meaning “to spend more than another or others” is from 1840. Related: Outspent; outspending. Outspent is attested from 1650s as “exhausted.”
[out-spoh-kuh n] /ˈaʊtˈspoʊ kən/ adjective 1. uttered or expressed with frankness or without reserve: outspoken criticism. 2. free or unreserved in speech. verb 3. past participle of . [out-speek] /ˌaʊtˈspik/ verb (used with object), outspoke, outspoken, outspeaking. 1. to outdo or excel in . 2. to utter frankly or boldly: to outspeak one’s grievances. verb […]
[verb out-spred; adjective out-spred; noun out-spred] /verb ˌaʊtˈsprɛd; adjective ˈaʊtˈsprɛd; noun ˈaʊtˌsprɛd/ verb (used with or without object), outspread, outspreading. 1. to spread out; extend: an eagle outspreading its wings. adjective 2. spread out; stretched out: outspread arms. 3. diffused abroad; widely disseminated: The outspread news had traveled quickly. noun 4. the act of spreading […]
[sprint] /sprɪnt/ verb (used without object) 1. to race or move at full speed, especially for a short distance, as in running, rowing, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to traverse in sprinting: to sprint a half mile. noun 3. a short race at full speed. 4. a burst of speed at any point during […]
[out-stand] /ˌaʊtˈstænd/ verb (used without object), outstood, outstanding. 1. to be prominent. verb (used with object), outstood, outstanding. 2. to stay or remain beyond: to outstand the hour. /ˌaʊtˈstænd/ verb -stands, -standing, -stood 1. (intransitive) to be outstanding or excel 2. (intransitive) (nautical) to stand out to sea 3. (transitive) (archaic) to last beyond