outgrow

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Outgrow \Out*grow"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. {Outgrew}; p. p. {Outgrown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outgrowing}.]

1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. --Shak.

2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as, to outgrow clothing; to outgrow usefulness; to outgrow an infirmity.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

outgrow

verb

1: grow too large or too mature for; "I have outgrown these clothes"; "She outgrew her childish habits"

2: grow faster than


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