outgrow outgrow  /ˌaʊt ˈɡroʊ/


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


  1. As recession digs in, the city struggles to outgrow its get-rich-quick ways.
  2. Not surprisingly, it's a need we never outgrow.
  3. The iPhone has the most elegant user interface of any phone I've seen, and its add-on apps make it more than just a toy you'll soon outgrow.


  • A very comforting image

    I will never outgrow the deep feelings of wonder and awe that a star-filled night sky inspires.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times and Democrat

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  1. "Instead, with the help of fiscal and monetary stimulus, Australia has continued to outperform and outgrow nearly all other advanced economies," Mr Swan said. "Among the world's advanced economies, Australia is one of only three economies to...
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Wayne Swan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "It was still meeting with a couple of doctors, and having a plan," said Harvin, who is loathe to talk about his health. "It's something you have to go through, outgrow. My mom had them when she was younger, and she's dealt with them."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Percy Harvin Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "When I got started galloping horses, it was so thrilling and challenging," said Baze, already in racing's Hall of Fame. "From the start, I knew this is what I wanted to do. I was just praying I wouldn't outgrow the profession."
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Russell Baze Source: Forbes

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