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out·grow

 (out-grō′)
tr.v. out·grew (-gro͞o′), out·grown (-grōn′), out·grow·ing, out·grows
1. To grow too large for: The child outgrew all his clothes.
2. To lose or discard in the course of maturation: She outgrew her youthful idealism.
3. To surpass in growth: Spring lambs were outgrowing the piglets.

outgrow

(ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊ)
vb (tr) , -grows, -growing, -grew or -grown
1. to grow too large for (clothes, shoes, etc)
2. to lose (a habit, idea, reputation, etc) in the course of development or time
3. to grow larger or faster than

out•grow

(ˌaʊtˈgroʊ)

v. -grew, -grown, -grow•ing. v.t.
1. to grow too large for.
2. to discard or lose in the course of one's development: to outgrow a fear of the dark.
3. to surpass in growing.
v.i.
4. Archaic. to grow out; burst forth; protrude.
[1585–95]

outgrow


Past participle: outgrown
Gerund: outgrowing

Imperative
outgrow
outgrow
Present
I outgrow
you outgrow
he/she/it outgrows
we outgrow
you outgrow
they outgrow
Preterite
I outgrew
you outgrew
he/she/it outgrew
we outgrew
you outgrew
they outgrew
Present Continuous
I am outgrowing
you are outgrowing
he/she/it is outgrowing
we are outgrowing
you are outgrowing
they are outgrowing
Present Perfect
I have outgrown
you have outgrown
he/she/it has outgrown
we have outgrown
you have outgrown
they have outgrown
Past Continuous
I was outgrowing
you were outgrowing
he/she/it was outgrowing
we were outgrowing
you were outgrowing
they were outgrowing
Past Perfect
I had outgrown
you had outgrown
he/she/it had outgrown
we had outgrown
you had outgrown
they had outgrown
Future
I will outgrow
you will outgrow
he/she/it will outgrow
we will outgrow
you will outgrow
they will outgrow
Future Perfect
I will have outgrown
you will have outgrown
he/she/it will have outgrown
we will have outgrown
you will have outgrown
they will have outgrown
Future Continuous
I will be outgrowing
you will be outgrowing
he/she/it will be outgrowing
we will be outgrowing
you will be outgrowing
they will be outgrowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outgrowing
you have been outgrowing
he/she/it has been outgrowing
we have been outgrowing
you have been outgrowing
they have been outgrowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outgrowing
you will have been outgrowing
he/she/it will have been outgrowing
we will have been outgrowing
you will have been outgrowing
they will have been outgrowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outgrowing
you had been outgrowing
he/she/it had been outgrowing
we had been outgrowing
you had been outgrowing
they had been outgrowing
Conditional
I would outgrow
you would outgrow
he/she/it would outgrow
we would outgrow
you would outgrow
they would outgrow
Past Conditional
I would have outgrown
you would have outgrown
he/she/it would have outgrown
we would have outgrown
you would have outgrown
they would have outgrown
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outgrow - grow too large or too mature for; "I have outgrown these clothes"; "She outgrew her childish habits"
grow, develop - grow emotionally or mature; "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior"
2.outgrow - grow faster than
outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surpass, exceed, surmount - be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
Translations
يَنْمو أكبَر من، يفوق بِنُمُوِّهِ
isompikasvaanopeamminpoisulos
kinõ
vaxa upp úr
peraugti
izaugt no apģērbapāraugt
büyüyüp ... artık dar/küçük gelmek

outgrow

[aʊtˈgrəʊ] (outgrew (pt)) [aʊtˈgruː] (outgrown (pp)) [aʊtˈgrəʊn] VT (lit) → crecer más que; [+ habit etc] → perder con la edad; [+ defect, illness] → curarse de ... con la edad
to outgrow one's clothesquedarle pequeña la ropa a algn
she has outgrown her glovesse le han quedado pequeños los guantes
we've outgrown all thattodo eso ha quedado ya atrás

outgrow

[ˌaʊtˈgrəʊ] [outgrew] (pt) [outgrown] (pp) vt [+ clothes] → devenir trop grand(e) pour; [+ taste, activity] → passer l'âge de

outgrow

pret <outgrew> ptp <outgrown>
vt
clothesherauswachsen aus; they outgrew their apartmentdie Wohnung ist zu klein für sie geworden
habitentwachsen (+dat), → hinauswachsen über (+acc); opinionsich hinausentwickeln über (+acc); he has outgrown such childish pastimesüber solche Kindereien ist er hinaus
(= grow taller than) (tree) → hinauswachsen über (+acc); (person) → über den Kopf wachsen (+dat)

outgrow

[ˌaʊtˈgrəʊ] vt (outgrew (pt)) [ˌaʊtˈgruː] (outgrown (pp)) [ˌaʊtˈgrəʊn] (clothes) → diventare troppo grande per; (habit, attitude) → perdere (col tempo)

outgrow

(autˈgrou) past tense outˈgrew (-ˈgruː) : past participle outˈgrown verb
to grow too big or too old for. My son has outgrown all his clothes.

outgrow

vi. sobrepasar, crecer más.

outgrow

vt (pret -grew; pp -grown) (a habit) quitarse(le) (a uno) con el tiempo, desaparecer con el tiempo (un há bito); He will outgrow it..Se le quitará con el tiempo..Desaparecerá con el tiempo.
References in classic literature ?
The snow-peaks did not hold themselves aloof, in aristocratic reserve; they nestled close around, in a friendly, sociable way; guides, with the ropes and axes and other implements of their fearful calling slung about their persons, roosted in a long line upon a stone wall in front of the hotel, and waited for customers; sun-burnt climbers, in mountaineering costume, and followed by their guides and porters, arrived from time to time, from breakneck expeditions among the peaks and glaciers of the High Alps; male and female tourists, on mules, filed by, in a continuous procession, hotelward-bound from wild adventures which would grow in grandeur very time they were described at the English or American fireside, and at last outgrow the possible itself.
Shaw put out the other hand to Fanny, who gave him a daughterly kiss, quite forgetting everything but the tender feeling that sprung up in her heart at the renewal of the childish custom which we never need outgrow.
I suppose it will require a thousand ages--perhaps ten thousand--for humanity to outgrow this feeling.
This was my answer with respect to those youths who were bent on this pursuit, trusting that they would soon outgrow it.
I doubt they'll outgrow their strength," she added, looking over their heads, with a melancholy expression, at their mother.
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New studies have found that 56 percent of allergic children can tolerate baked hen's egg, while 55 percent outgrow their egg allergy entirely.
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And maybe best of all, you don't have to outgrow it.