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Definition of Outgrow

Outgrow

  1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than.
  2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as, to outgrow clothing; to outgrow usefulness; to outgrow an infirmity.

Outgrow Quotations

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Theodore Roosevelt

If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
James Russell Lowell

The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
Norman Cousins

Grow we must, if we outgrow all that loves us.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times - and this is the worst of all - before we have new ones.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
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Outgrow Translations

outgrow in Spanish is rebasar

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