outshine Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb shine brighter than
    • What star outshines the sun?
  2. verb attract more attention and praise than others
    • This film outshone all the others in quality


Out*shine" intransitive verb
  1. To shine forth. "Bright, outshining beams." Shak.
Out*shine" transitive verb
  1. To excel in splendor.
    A throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind. Milton.

Webster 1913