What does the word outgrow mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  2. Go, my son, and remain until you can outgrow your absurd infirmity." – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  3. I believe that you will outgrow this notion. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
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