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Definition of outgrow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    outgrow

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