To last longer than; outlast: durable clothing that outwears other brands.
To get over (something) by the passage of time; outgrow: "He . . . may outwear those unattractive qualities of character” ( Westminster Gazette).
American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.