Meaning of outgrow

out•grow

Pronunciation: (out"grō'), [key]
— v., -grew, -grown, -grow•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to grow too large for: to outgrow one's clothes.
  2. to leave behind or lose in the changes incident to development or the passage of time: She outgrew her fear of the dark.
  3. to surpass in growing: watching one child outgrow another.
—v.i.
  1. to grow out; burst forth; protrude.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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