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EtymologyEdit

out- +‎ give. Cognate with German ausgeben (to output, spend, pay for).

VerbEdit

outgive (third-person singular simple present outgives, present participle outgiving, simple past outgave, past participle outgiven)

  1. (transitive) To surpass in giving; to give more than.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Dryden to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for outgive in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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