Example sentences for: outnumber

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

  • Goats survive better here than people and they outnumber the human inhabitants.

  • If we outnumber this alien being, our instinct tells us to kill it and ask questions later (or, at the very least, discriminate against it and keep it in a manageable place).

  • 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].

  • A piece notes the growth of the private police industry: Security guards and rent-a-cops now outnumber police officers 3-to-1.

  • It has to be said that books about the resistance seem to greatly outnumber the resisters themselves.


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