Example sentences for: outnumber

How can you use “outnumber” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Minarets outnumber pagodas.

  • An analysis of Buchnera pseudogenes showed that deletions outnumber insertions (31 versus 2) and that the number of nucleotides deleted is over 100-fold greater than those inserted [ 21].

  • This increase fails to account for the city's huge influx of tourists, who on any given day outnumber residents by more than 2-to-1.

  • She, too, is deified and in a façade of six colossi 111/2 m (38 ft) high stands at equal height to her husband — a very rare honor for a consort in Egypt — though his statues outnumber hers by 2:1, a more subtle indication of his supreme power.

  • USA Today quotes a pregnant woman interviewed while videotaping the approaching storm on a rain-drenched Corpus Christi beach, while the Washington Post notes that in Kenedy County and adjacent Kleberg County the "cattle ... vastly outnumber the humans."


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