Definitions for outgrowˌaʊtˈgroʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•growˌaʊtˈgroʊ(v.)-grew, -grown, -grow•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to grow too large for.

  2. to discard or lose in the course of one's development:

    to outgrow a fear of the dark.

  3. to surpass in growing.

  4. (v.i.)Archaic. to grow out; burst forth; protrude.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgrow(verb)

    grow too large or too mature for

    "I have outgrown these clothes"; "She outgrew her childish habits"

  2. outgrow(verb)

    grow faster than


  1. outgrow(Verb)

    To become too big or mature for some purpose.

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

  2. outgrow(Verb)

    To leave some object, habit, belief ... behind, no longer need or use it, as one grows.

  3. outgrow(Verb)

    To grow faster or taller than something or someone else.

    The best adapted plant varieties tend to outgrow the other.



    Outgrow is BoA's 4th original Japanese album. The album features the singles Do the Motion, Make a Secret, Dakishimeru, and Everlasting. The album also features the track "First Snow" from BoA's special digital single, Merry Christmas from BoA. Several of the album's songs have either been written or composed by BoA herself. The album comes in two editions, a limited CD+DVD edition, and a regular CD-only edition. Both editions come with different covers, and the CD features 13 tracks, including a bonus track of "First Snow" alongside 5 new songs. The limited edition CD+DVD version includes a DVD with 5 video clips.

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to grow too big or too old for

My son has outgrown all his clothes.

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