Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
Syn. -- Violent; furious; exorbitant; excessive; atrocious; monstrous; wanton; nefarious; heinous.
-- Out*ra"geous*ly (#), adv. -- Out*ra"geous*ness, n.
Ou`trance" (?), n. [F. See OutrÉ.] The utmost or last extremity.
Combat à outrance, a fight to the end, or to the death.
Out*rank" (?), v. t. To exceed in rank; hence, to take precedence of.
Out*ray" (?), v. t. To outshine. [R.]
Out*ray", v. i. To spread out in array. [Obs.]
And now they outray to your fleet.
Out*raye" (?), v. i. See Outrage, v. i. [Obs.]
This warn I you, that ye not suddenly
Out of yourself for no woe should outraye.
Out*raze" (?), v. t. To obliterate. [Obs.]
Ou`tré" (?), a. [F., p. p. of outrer to exaggerate, fr. L. ultra beyond. See Outrage.] Being out of the common course or limits; extravagant; bizarre.
Out*reach" (?), v. t. To reach beyond.
Out*rea"son (?), v. t. To excel or surpass in reasoning; to reason better than.
Out*reck"on (?), v. t. To exceed in reckoning or computation.
Ou`tre*cui`dance" (?), n. [F., fr. outre beyond + cuider to think, L. cogitare.] Excessive presumption. [R.]
Out*rede" (?), v. t. To surpass in giving rede, or counsel. [Obs.] See Atrede.
Out*reign" (?), v. t. To go beyond in reigning; to reign through the whole of, or longer than. [R.]
Out*ride" (?), v. t. To surpass in speed of riding; to ride beyond or faster than.
1. A riding out; an excursion. [R.]
2. A place for riding out. [R.]
Out"rid`er (?), n.
1. A summoner whose office is to cite men before the sheriff. [Obs.]
2. One who rides out on horseback. [Obs.]
3. A servant on horseback attending a carriage.
Out"rig`ger (?), n.
1. Any spar or projecting timber run out for temporary use, as from a ship's mast, to hold a rope or a sail extended, or from a building, to support hoisting teckle.
2. (Naut.) (a) A projecting support for a rowlock, extended from the side of a boat. (b) A boat thus equipped. (c) A projecting contrivance at the side of a boat to prevent upsetting, as projecting spars with a log at the end.
Out"right` (?), adv.
1. Immediately; without delay; at once; as, he was killed outright.
2. Completely; utterly.
Out*ring" (?), v. t. To excel in volume of ringing sound; to ring louder than.
Out*ri"val (?), v. t. To surpass in a rivalry.
Out*rive" (?), v. t. To river; to sever. [Obs.]
Out"road`, Out"rode` (?), n. An excursion. [Obs.] Outrodes by the ways of Judea."
Macc. xv. 41 (Geneva Bible).
Out*roar" (?), v. t. To exceed in roaring.
Out`ro*mance" (?), v. t. To exceed in romantic character. [R.]
Out"room` (?), n. An outer room. [R.]
Out*root" (?), v. t. To eradicate; to extirpate.
Out*run" (?), v. t. [imp. Outran (?); p. p. Outrun; p. pr. & vb. n. Outrunning.] To exceed, or leave behind, in running; to run faster than; to outstrip; to go beyond.
Your zeal outruns my wishes.
Sir W. Scott.
The other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulcher.
Jhon xx. 4.
Out*run"ner (?), n. An offshoot; a branch. [R.] Some outrunner of the river."
Out*rush" (?), v. i. To rush out; to issue, or ru out, forcibly.
Out*sail" (?), v. t. To excel, or to leave behind, in sailing; to sail faster than.
Beau. & Fl.
Out*scent" (?), v. t. To exceed in odor.
Out*scold" (?), v. t. To exceed in scolding.
Out*scorn" (?), v. t. To confront, or subdue, with greater scorn.
Out"scour`ing (?), n. That which is scoured out o washed out.
Out*scout" (?), v. t. To overpower by disdain; to outface. [Obs.]
Out*see" (?), v. t. To see beyond; to excel in cerainty of seeing; to surpass in foresight.
Out*sell" (?), v. t.
1. To exceed in amount of sales; to sell more than.
2. To exceed in the price of selling; to fetch more than; to exceed in value.
Out"sen`try (?), n. (Mil.) A sentry who guards the entrance or approach to a place; an outguard.
Out"set` (?), n. A setting out, starting, or beginning. The outset of a political journey."
Giving a proper direction to this outset of life.
Out"set`tler (?), n. One who settles at a distance, or away, from others.
Out*shine" (?), v. i. To shine forth. Bright, outshining beams."
Out*shine", v. t. To excel in splendor.
A throne of royal state, which far
Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind.
Out*shoot" (?), v. t. To exceed or excel in shooting; to shoot beyond.
Men are resolved never to outshoot their forefathers' mark.
Out*shut" (?), v. t. To shut out. [R.]
Out"side` (?), n.
1. The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.
There may be great need of an outside where there is little or nothing within.
Created beings see nothing but our outside.
2. The part or space which lies without an inclosure; the outer side, as of a door, walk, or boundary.
I threw open the door of my chamber, and found the family standing on the outside.
3. The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.
4. One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3. [Colloq. Eng.]
Out"side` (?), a.
1. Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.
2. Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate. [Colloq.]
Outside finish (Arch.), a term for the minor parts, as corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete the exterior of a wooden building; -- rare in masonry.
Out"side` (?), adv. or prep. On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.
Out`sid"er (?), n.
1. One not belonging to the concern, institution, party, etc., spoken of; one disconnected in interest or feeling. [Recent]
2. A locksmith's pinchers for grasping the point of a key in the keyhole, to open a door from the outside when the key is inside.
3. A horse which is not a favorite in the betting. [Cant]
Out*sing" (?), v. t. To surpass in singing.
Out*sit" (?), v. t. To remain sitting, or in session, longer than, or beyond the time of; to outstay.
Out"skirt` (?), n. A part remote from the center; outer edge; border; -- usually in the plural; as, the outskirts of a town.
The outskirts of his march of mystery.
Out*sleep" (?), v. t. To exceed in sleeping.
Out*slide" (?), v. i. To slide outward, onward, or forward; to advance by sliding. [Poetic]
At last our grating keels outslide.
Out*soar" (?), v. t. To soar beyond or above.
Out"sole` (?), n. The outside sole of a boot or shoe.
Out*sound" (?), v. t. To surpass in sounding.
Out*span" (?), v. t. & i. [D. uitspannen.] To unyoke or disengage, as oxen from a wagon. [S. Africa]
Out*spar"kle (?), v. t. To exceed in sparkling.
Out*speak" (?), v. t.
1. To exceed in speaking.
2. To speak openly or boldly.
3. To express more than.
Out*speed" (?), v. t. To excel in speed.
Outspeed the realized miracles of steam.
Out"spend` (?), n. Outlay; expenditure. [R.]
A mere outspend of savageness.
Out*spin" (?), v. t. To spin out; to finish.
Out*spo"ken (?), a. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; as, an outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke. -- Out*spo"ken*ness, n.
Out*sport" (?), v. t. To exceed in sporting. [R.] Not to outsport discretion."
Out*spread" (?), v. t. To spread out; to expand; -- usually as a past part. ∨ adj.
Out*spring" (?), v. i. To spring out; to issue.
Out*stand" (?), v. i. To stand out, or project, from a surface or mass; hence, to remain standing out.
Out*stand", v. t.
1. To resist effectually; to withstand; to sustain without yielding. [R.]
2. To stay beyond. I have outstood my time."
Out*stand"ing, a. That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as, outstanding obligations.
Revenues . . . as well outstanding as collected.
Out*stare" (?), v. t. To excel or overcome in staring; to face down.
I would outstare the sternest eyes that look.
Out*start" (?), v. i. To start out or up.
Out*stay" (?), v. t. To stay beyond or longer than.
She concluded to outstay him.
Mad. D' Arblay.
Out*step" (?), v. t. To exceed in stepping.
Out*storm" (?), v. t. To exceed in storming.
Insults the tempest and outstorms the skies.
Out"street` (?), n. A street remote from the center of a town.
Out*stretch" (?), v. t. To stretch out.
Out*stride" (?), v. t. To surpass in striding.
Out*strike" (?), v. t. To strike out; to strike faster than.
Out*strip" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Outstripped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Outstripping.] To go faster than; to outrun; to advance beyond; to leave behing.
Appetites which . . . had outstripped the hours.
He still outstript me in the race.
Out*suf"fer (?), v. t. To exceed in suffering.
Out*swear" (?), v. t. To exceed in swearing.
Out*sweet"en (?), v. t. To surpass in sweetness. [R.]
Out*swell" (?), v. t.
1. To exceed in swelling.
2. To swell beyond; to overflow. [Obs.]
Out*take" (?), prep. Except. [Obs.]
R. of Brunne.
Out*tak"en (?), p. p. or prep. Excepted; save. [Obs.]
Out*talk" (?), v. t. To overpower by talking; to exceed in talking; to talk down.
Out*tell" (?), v. t. To surpass in telling, counting, or reckoning. I have outtold the clock."
Beau. & Fl.
Out"term` (?), n. An external or superficial thing; outward manner; superficial remark, etc. [Obs.]
Not to bear cold forms, nor men's outterms.
Out*throw" (?), v. t.
1. To throw out.
2. To excel in throwing, as in ball playing.
Out*toil" (?), v. t. To exceed in toiling.
Out*tongue" (?), v. t. To silence by talk, clamor, or noise. [R.]
Out*top" (?), v. t. To overtop. [Obs.]
Out*trav"el (?), v. t. To exceed in speed o distance traveled.
Mad. D' Arblay.
Out*twine" (?), v. t. To disentangle. [Obs.]
Out*val"ue (?), v. t. To exceed in value.
Out*ven"om (?), v. t. To exceed in venom.
Out*vie" (?), v. t. To exceed in vying.
Out*vil"lain (?), v. t. To exceed in villainy.
Out*voice" (?), v. t. To exceed in noise.
Out*vote" (?), v. t. To exceed in the number of votes given; to defeat by votes.
Out*walk" (?), v. t. To excel in walking; to leave behind in walking.
Out"wall` (?), n. The exterior wall; the outside surface, or appearance.
Out"ward (?), Out"wards (?), adv. [AS. teweard. See Out, and -ward, -wards.] From the interior part; in a direction from the interior toward the exterior; out; to the outside; beyond; off; away; as, a ship bound outward.
The wrong side may be turned outward.
Light falling on them is not reflected outwards.
Sir I. Newton.
Outward bound, bound in an outward direction or to foreign parts; -- said especially of vessels, and opposed to homeward bound.
1. Formmg the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to inward; as, an outward garment or layer.
Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Cor. iv. 16.
2. Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public. Sins outward."
An outward honor for an in ward toil.
3. Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war. [Obs.]
4. Tending to the exterior or outside.
The fire will force its outward way.
-- Out"ward*ly, adv. -- Out"ward*ness, n.
Outward stroke. (Steam Engine) See under Stroke.
Out"ward, n. External form; exterior. [R.]
So fair an outward and such stuff within.
Out"wards (?), adv. See Outward, adv.
Out*watch" (?), v. t. To exceed in watching.
Out"way` (?), n. A way out; exit. [R.]
In divers streets and outways multiplied.
Out*wear" (?), v. t.
1. To wear out; to consume or destroy by wearing.
2. To last longer than; to outlast; as, this cloth will outwear the other. If I the night outwear."
Out*wea"ry (?), v. t. To weary out.
Out*weed" (?), v. t. To weed out. [Obs.]
Out*weep" (?), v. t. To exceed in weeping.
Out*weigh" (?), v. t. To exceed in weight or value.
Out*well" (?), v. t. To pour out. [Obs.]
Out*well", v. i. To issue forth.
Out*went" (?), imp. of Outgo.
Out*whore" (?), v. t. To exceed in lewdness.
Out*win" (?), v. t. To win a way out of. [Obs.]
Out*wind" (?), v. t. To extricate by winding; to unloose. [R.]
Spenser. Dr. H. More.
Out*wing" (?), v. t. To surpass, exceed, or outstrip in flying.
Out*wit" (?), v. t. To surpass in wisdom, esp. in cunning; to defeat or overreach by superior craft.
They did so much outwit and outwealth us !
Out"wit (?), n. The faculty of acquiring wesdom by observation and experience, or the wisdom so acquired; -- opposed to inwit. [Obs.]
Out*woe" (?), v. t. To exceed in woe. [Obs.]
Out*work" (?), v. t. To exceed in working; to work more or faster than.
Out"work` (?), n. (Fort.) A minor defense constructed beyond the main body of a work, as a ravelin, lunette, hornwork, etc.
Out*worth" (?), v. t. To exceed in worth. [R.]
Out*wrest" (?), v. t. To extort; to draw from or forth by violence. [Obs.]
Out*write" (?), v. t. To exceed or excel in writing.
Out*za"ny (?), v. t. To exceed in buffoonery. [Obs.]
Ou*va"ro*vite (?), n. [Named from the Russian Count Uvaroff.] (Min.) Chrome garnet.
Ouze (?), n. & v. See Ooze. [Obs.]
Ou"zel (?), n. (Zoöl.) Same as Ousel.
The mellow ouzel fluted in the elm.
O"va (?), n. pl. See Ovum.
O"val (?), a. [F. ovale, fr. L. ovum egg. Cf. Egg, Ovum.]
1. Of or pertaining to eggs; done in the egg, or inception; as, oval conceptions. [Obs.]
2. Having the figure of an egg; oblong and curvilinear, with one end broader than the other, or with both ends of about the same breadth; in popular usage, elliptical.
3. (Bot.) Broadly elliptical.
Oval chuck (Mech.), a lathe chuck so constructed that work attached to it, and cut by the turning tool in the usual manner, becomes of an oval form.
O"val, n. A body or figure in the shape of an egg, or popularly, of an ellipse.
Cassinian oval (Geom.), the locus of a point the product of whose distances from two fixed points is constant; -- so called from Cassini, who first investigated the curve. Thus, in the diagram, if P moves so that P A.P B is constant, the point P describes a Cassinian oval. The locus may consist of a single closed line, as shown by the dotted line, or of two equal ovals about the points A and B.
<-- Illustr. of Cassinian Oval -->