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outgrow

out·grow

outgrow

 
pronunciation:
aUt gro
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: outgrew, outgrowing, outgrown, outgrows
definition 1: to grow too big or old for.
He outgrew his clothes quickly.
definition 2: to give up or lose (personality features, habits, or the like) as one matures or changes.
definition 3: to grow greater than; surpass in growth.
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