Outgrow meaning

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To grow too large for.

The child outgrew all his clothes.

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To lose or discard in the course of maturation.

She outgrew her youthful idealism.

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To surpass in growth.

Spring lambs were outgrowing the piglets.

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To lose, get rid of, or dispense with in the process of growing or maturing.

To outgrow one's credulity.

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To grow too large for.

To outgrow a suit.

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To become too big or mature for some purpose.

Poor boys often have to wear whatever a big brother has outgrown.

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To leave some object, habit, belief ... behind, no longer need or use it, as one grows.
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To grow faster or taller than something or someone else.

The best adapted plant varieties tend to outgrow the other.

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To grow faster or larger than.
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Origin of outgrow

  • out- +"Ž grow

    From Wiktionary