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1. outgrow

verb. ['ˌaʊtˈgroʊ'] grow too large or too mature for.

Synonyms

  • grow

Antonyms

  • income
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word outgrow


1. Verb, base form
Some dogs will outgrow their love for the water bowl, while others might need some help.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
So often children outgrow their clothes before the clothes have totally worn out.

Quotes containing the word outgrow


1. Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness. Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space. If you expect to find people who will understand you, you will grow murderous with disappointment.
- Janet Fitch, White Oleander

2. outgrow

verb. ['ˌaʊtˈgroʊ'] grow faster than.

Synonyms

  • outstrip
  • surmount
  • outperform
  • outmatch
  • surpass
  • outgo
  • exceed

Antonyms

  • stay
  • worsen
  • decrease
  • shrink

Etymology

  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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