outgrew outgrew  /ˌaʊt ˈɡru/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) grow too large or too mature for
  2. (v) grow faster than

Usage(s):

  1. Though Michael eventually outpaced and outgrew Larry, who still plays semipro basketball, he credits his elder brother for his aggressive style of play.
  2. Anyone who thought they outgrew superheroes, or never thought they would like them, should give Concrete a try.
  3. Soon the riders outgrew the protesters.

News

  1. Mason County womans collection grows into regional history library

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Alice Click has a passion for history and an ever-growing collection of photos, books, letters, and documents to show for it. The accumulation outgrew her office, closets and eventually the garage. "My husband has been very nic...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  2. Zoo celebrates 25 years at White River State Park

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Zoo is celebrating a major milestone—25 years at White River State Park. The zoo, which opened in 1964, outgrew its original spot at 30th Street. On June 11, 1988, it held its grand opening at White …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

Quotes

  1. "50 Cent is a motherf*cking entrepreneur man," Snoop told DJ Whoo Kid. "That young man is a business man. You know I knew him from the beginning when he first come in. He's trying to find his niche to what he's doing [but] he done outgrew...
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Snoop Dogg Source: SOHH

  2. Mr. Eckstein "was challenged to keep a job that he loved, a well-paying job and a job that outgrew his capabilities," Mr. Greenspan alleged. "This was the genesis of the accounting irregularities at Livent."
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Edward Greenspan Source: Globe and Mail

  3. Ferrell explains: "Dale and Brennan never outgrew their adolescent ideas about what's cool, how they'd spend their time when they grew up, what they found entertaining. It was a lot of fun to explore that, thinking, 'What if you actually became, at...
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Will Ferrell Source: Barking & Dagenham Recorder

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