Definition of 'outgrow'
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It has long since outgrown its home turf. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You are maturing and it sounds like you have already outgrown him mentally and emotionally. The Sun (2016)Just four years after they built their first factory they had already outgrown it and had to build another one. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They admitted that the inherited structure was a crazy, shapeless jumble which the business had long outgrown. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)One knew, of course, that we had long outgrown that simpler age when a footballer could catch a bus to the ground along with the fans. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'outgrow'
British English: outgrow VERB
If a child outgrows a piece of clothing, they grow bigger, so that it no longer fits them.
She outgrew her clothes so rapidly that her mother was always having to buy new ones.
- American English: outgrow
- Brazilian Portuguese: crescer
- Chinese: 长大而穿不下 > 衣服
- European Spanish: quedarle pequeño a alguien
- French: devenir trop grand pour
- German: herauswachsen aus
- Italian: diventare troppo grande per
- Japanese: 大きくなって着られなくなる
- Korean: 자라서 ∼을 못 입게 되다
- European Portuguese: crescer
- Spanish: quedarle pequeño a alguien
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