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Definitions for outgrow
ˌaʊtˈgroʊout·grow

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgrowverb

    grow too large or too mature for

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

  2. outgrowverb

    grow faster than

Wiktionary

  1. outgrowverb

    To become too big or mature for some purpose.

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

  2. outgrowverb

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

  3. outgrowverb

    To grow faster or taller than something or someone else.

    The best adapted plant varieties tend to outgrow the other.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Outgrowverb

    To surpass in growth; to grow too great or too old for any thing.

    Etymology: out and grow.

    Much their work outgrew,
    The hands dispatch of two, gard’ning so wide. John Milton.

    When some virtue much outgrows the rest,
    It shoots too fast and high. Dryden.

    This essay wears a dress that possibly is not so suitable to the graver geniuses, who have outgrown all gaieties of stile and youthful relishes. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. Pref.

    The lawyer, the tradesman, the mechanic, have found so many arts to deceive, that they far outgrow the common prudence of mankind. Jonathan Swift.

Wikipedia

  1. Outgrow

    Outgrow is the fourth Japanese studio album (ninth overall) by South Korean singer BoA. It was released on February 15, 2006, and 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 (unlimited) CD-only edition. Both editions come with different covers (as shown on the table on the right), 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 (4 of which are of all of the music videos from the featured singles and an additional special "behind the scenes" clip).

ChatGPT

  1. outgrow

    To outgrow refers to the process of growing too big, mature, or advanced for something. This could relate to physical growth such as no longer fitting into clothes or a space, or it could refer to developing beyond a certain habit, interest, behavior, or phase. It can also mean surpassing someone or something in growth or development.

Wikidata

  1. OUTGROW

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outgrow

    owt-grō′, v.t. to surpass in growth: to grow out of.—n. Out′growth, that which grows out of a thing: growth to excess.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outgrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outgrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of outgrow in a Sentence

  1. Susan Swearer:

    There are people who are seeing bullying in retirement communities, so it's not necessarily something that someone could' outgrow,'.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    You have to remember, I grew up in an America that wasn't telling little girls they could run for president, it was telling little girls,' get married and find a nice man to take care of you,' so the whole time I was growing up, I would talk about how I was going to be a teacher and my mother would talk about, she'll outgrow it.

  3. Fred Zelinger:

    We are wired to be uncomfortable with things that are different, most kids outgrow it past age 3, but some environments can make it flourish.

  4. Whitney High:

    Most people outgrow it in their early teens, but it can come back later in life, for some people, atopic dermatitis continues through into adulthood and never lets up.

  5. Doug Horton:

    Born to be wild -- live to outgrow it.

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