Definition of outstep in English:



[with object]rare
  • Exceed.

    ‘the author's claims don't outstep the bounds of reason’
    • ‘I hope above all to teach young pupils who will outstep me and realize all that I foresee.’
    • ‘With Sony, Nikon, and Canon boasting massive pixel resolutions, huge memory stores, and more compact yet laser precise lenses, it's no wonder that digital photography is outstepping SLR in interest and sales increases.’
    • ‘From the earliest day that our collection outstepped our immediate research needs we began thinking in terms of public access.’