Definition of outgrow in English:

outgrow

Syllabification: out·grow
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈɡrō
 
/

verb (past outgrew; past participle outgrown)

[with object]
1Grow too big for (something): babies outgrow their first car seat at six to nine months
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  • Somewhere along the way, the book outgrew its nimble original plan and then went on growing until prefaces as such became a distinctly secondary consideration.
  • You will find that the baby will quickly outgrow even these.
  • After 33 years, the photographic gallery has not only outgrown its premises, tucked away frustratingly out of view in Castlegate but, more contentiously, it has outgrown York too.
1.1Leave behind as one matures: is it a permanent injury, or will the colt outgrow it?
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  • He had outgrown it in his adolescent years, but hadn't been able to give it up, the way a toddler must touch base with a blanket that links him to the certainty of his mother.
  • But once the technological novelty was outgrown, something aesthetically interesting happened.
  • But Coleman recognized that the theory left nowhere to go for talented musicians who, like many of their fans, outgrow their adolescent rage.
1.2Grow faster or taller than: the more vigorous plants outgrow their weaker neighbors
More example sentences
  • The company hopes that its international business will eventually outgrow its domestic operation.
  • One of my first boyfriends was the same height as me and by the end of the relationship, I had outgrown him, which I thought was very funny.

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