Etymology
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outgrow (v.)

1590s, "to surpass in growth, grow taller than," from out- + grow (v.). In reference to clothing, etc., "to grow too large for, grow beyond the limits of," by 1690s. The figurative meaning "to become too large or too mature for, leave behind or lose in the process of growth or development" is attested from 1660s. Related: Outgrowing; outgrown.

updated on October 17, 2019

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Definitions of outgrow from WordNet

outgrow (v.)
grow too large or too mature for;
She outgrew her childish habits
I have outgrown these clothes
outgrow (v.)
grow faster than;
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