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  • verb Present participle of outnumber.


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  • With calls outnumbering puts by seven to one, traders gravitated to September $45 calls.

    NetApp, Marvell, VMware 2008

  • With calls outnumbering puts by more than three to one, the market's sentiment appears decidedly bullish.

    The Theory of Deal Activity: 2008

  • The biotech company Elan Corp. also saw some action, with calls outnumbering puts nearly four to one.

    FDA Advisory Stokes Trading in Amylin 2008

  • Overall option volume in the stock was 10 times greater than average in the session, with calls outnumbering puts by 19 to 1.

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  • Overall option volume was six times greater than average in Friday's session, with calls outnumbering puts by seven to one.

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  • Options volume in Comcast was more than eight times average yesterday, with calls outnumbering puts by 75 to 1.

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  • Large blue Rand Paul signs lined the sides of major roads here Tuesday, far outnumbering just a few signs for Mr. Conway, the state's attorney general, who trailed Mr. Paul in polls by double-digits statewide.

    Paul's Victory Signals Tea Party's Strength Cameron McWhirter 2010

  • But with Democrats heavily outnumbering Republicans in registration there, Brown has the clear advantage heading into Tuesday.

    Republicans on the offensive as Tuesday nears; House could fall, Senate unlikely Dan Balz 2010

  • And there are more than 4,000 CPCs throughout the country, outnumbering health centers that provide abortion care by a four-to-one margin.

    Nancy Keenan: Why Apple Needs to Fix Siri Nancy Keenan 2011

  • Once again we are reminded that the capital of the most powerful democratic nation on the globe is a one party town: Democrats rule, by outnumbering Republicans 10-1 in registered voters.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Nov. 2, 2010 Mike DeBonis 2010


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