Outtell Out*tell", v. t. To surpass in telling, counting, or reckoning. ``I have outtold the clock.'' --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • outtell — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: out (I) + tell 1. : to speak out : declare openly all outtold their fond imaginations John Keats 2. : to tell completely 3. [out + tell] : to have more …   Useful english dictionary

  • outtell — /owt tel /, v.t., outtold, outtelling. 1. to outdo in telling; surpass in effect: so ridiculous as to outtell any comment. 2. to tell to the end; say completely: He outtold the tale to his amazed listeners. 3. to speak out; tell openly; declare:… …   Universalium

  • outtell — out tell′ v. t. told, tell•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • outdo — v 1. surpass, exceed, outreach, excel, overtop, out Herod, go beyond, outsoar, transcend; outclass, outrank, outrate, come first, be superior to, take precedence over, override, overrule; outweigh, over weigh, outbalance, overbalance, tip the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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