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transitive verb out·rode
- To ride faster, farther, or better than; outstrip.
- To withstand successfully; ride out: outride a storm at sea.
An unstressed syllable or cluster of syllables within a given metrical unit that is omitted from the scansion pattern in sprung rhythm.
Origin: N. coined by Gerard Manley Hopkins.