- 1outgrow something to grow too big to be able to wear or fit into something synonym grow out of something She's already outgrown her school uniform. The company has outgrown its offices.
- 2outgrow somebody to grow taller, larger or more quickly than another person He's already outgrown his older brother.
- 3outgrow something to stop doing something or lose interest in something as you become older synonym grow out of something He's outgrown his passion for rock music.
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈɡroʊ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outgrow
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈɡroʊ//he / she / it outgrows
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊz//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈɡroʊz//past simple outgrew
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈɡruː//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈɡruː//past participle outgrown
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈɡroʊn//-ing form outgrowing
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈɡroʊɪŋ//