• WordNet 3.6
    • v outgo be or do something to a greater degree "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know","She outdoes all other athletes","This exceeds all my expectations","This car outperforms all others in its class"
    • n outgo money paid out; an amount spent
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Outgo That which goes out, or is paid out; outlay; expenditure; -- the opposite of income; as, when one's outgo exceeds one's income, distress follows quickly.
    • Outgo To circumvent; to overreach.
    • Outgo To go beyond; to exceed in swiftness; to surpass; to outdo.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outgo To go beyond; advance so as to pass in going; go faster or further than; leave behind; outdistance.
    • outgo To outdo; exceed; surpass.
    • n outgo That which goes out; outflow; specifically, expenditure: the opposite of income.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Outgo owt-gō′ to advance before in going: to surpass: to overreach
    • v.i Outgo to go out: to come to an end
    • ns Outgo that which goes out: expenditure—opp. to Income
    • adj Outgo departing—opp. to Incoming, as a tenant
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  • Thomas C. Haliburton
    Thomas C. Haliburton
    “No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.”
  • Bill Earle
    Bill Earle
    “If your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall.”


In literature:

My farm outgoes for the first season were, for implements, seed, work, etc., $14.72-1/2.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. X (of X) - America - II, Index" by Various
Consequently, the rate of acceleration was much lower and we were not nearly as uncomfortable as on the outgoing trip.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
For a while I puzzled over the significance of this outgoing and incoming.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
He calculated that the telegram would catch an outgoing man-of-war that was shortly due.
"Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas" by Lloyd Osbourne
For Outgoing New, Charged, or Repaired Batteries.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
But the outgoing tide had left a muddy beach there, and so they had to keep at a respectful distance from it.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
There he inquired as to outgoing vessels, and learned that the Unicorn would set sail in a few days.
"A Romance of the West Indies" by Eugène Sue
It was a relief when the door closed upon the outgoing pair, and Pedro rose and locked it.
"Jessica, the Heiress" by Evelyn Raymond
Suddenly an outgoing wave washed the helpless girl from Tom's grasp; she was sinking again.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
Other Indians brought provisions to the outgoing craft.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel

In poetry:

Conquistador, set in the iron armor,
I gaily follow the outgoing star,
I go over precipices, harbors
And rest in joyful groves, so far.
"The Conquistador" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
Ah! was it not enough that thou
By thy eternall glorie didst outgo me?
Couldst thou not grief's sad conquests me allow,
But in all vict'ries overthrow me?
"The Reprisall" by George Herbert
Whither alasse then shall I goe, ay me,
When as Despaire all hopes outgoe, ay me:
If to the Forrest Cupid hies,
And my poore soule to his law tyes, ay me.
"14 (Song 2)" by Mary Wroth
Flye on, flye on, swift Racer, untill she
Whom thou of all ador'st shall learne of thee
The pace t'outfly thee, and shall teach thee groan,
What terrour 'tis t'outgo and be outgon.
"A Forsaken Lady To Her False Servant That Is Disdained" by Richard Lovelace

In news:

In this July 19, 2011 file photo, outgoing Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva talks to reporters during a news conference on Thailand's dispute with Cambodia over an ancient temple at Government House in Bangkok.
Include in your outgoing message that you can't answer while you are driving.
In an interview with Scott Pelley, outgoing US Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker address America's progress in winding down the war in Afghanistan and explains that troops may remain past 2014.
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norwegian media are quoting the outgoing UN chief observer in Syria as saying it's just a matter of time before Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime crumbles .
NEW YORK (AP) – Imagine having William Shatner supply your outgoing voicemail message.
Usually, in a transition of power, interest groups spend lots of time making demands of the incoming governor while ignoring the outgoing governor.
Swanner, a McCoy descendant , described herself as outgoing, opinionated and argumentative and said she'd probably be the villain if she were on the show.
Calling him an important and influential voice for the Hudson Valley, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos praised outgoing Sen Stephen Saland for pushing bills regarding domestic violence and child abuse.
Temple Israel to honor outgoing president at annual dinner , meeting.
Montana's outgoing Democratic governor Brian Schweitzer.
Outgoing Senator Richard Lugar to teach as distinguished professor at UIndy.
Outgoing Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley swears in Jackie Lacey as her replacement as her husband, son and daughter look on./OW photo by Nash Baker.
The outgoing Democrat's administration is negotiating two potential options with Raleigh leaders to vacate the property and draft a 75-to-99-year lease to the city for a yet-to-be-determined price.
Among those acknowledged was the outgoing child representative, Cameron Shull.
View full size Thomas Ondrey, The Plain Dealer Outgoing Browns President Mike Holmgren probably is better-suited to being on the sidelines coaching.

In science:

In the gauge where the vector potential is zero in I I I , the outgoing wave is described by ψout (r ).
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
Every vertex has at least one outgoing edge.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
The ratio between the amplitude of the outgoing wave at the right boundary and that of the transmitted wave at the source defines the transmission rate.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
Since the outgoing quarks are confined to dimensions of order 1 Fermi, we replace the quark propagator by Px ≈ 1/mπ .
Like-sign dimuon charge asymmetry in the decay of B B-bar pairs
An edge outgoing from these vertices is incident to another vertex of this neighborhood with probability not greater than N −ε .
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces