Part of speech: verb

To surpass in growth.

Part of speech: verb

To grow out of or away from.

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Usage examples "outgrow":

  1. " Carol would feel stronger in the summer- time;" or, " She would be better when she had spent a year in the country;" or, " She would outgrow it;" or, " They would try a new physician;" but by and by it came to be all too sure that no physician save One could make Carol strong again, and that no " summer- time" nor " country air," unless it were the everlasting summer- time in a heavenly country, could bring back the little girl to health. - "The Birds' Christmas Carol", Kate Douglas Wiggin.
  2. Go, my son, and remain until you can outgrow your absurd infirmity." - "The Blunders of a Bashful Man", Metta Victoria Fuller Victor.
  3. I believe that you will outgrow this notion. - "Craftsmanship in Teaching", William Chandler Bagley.