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English verb: outgrow

1. outgrow (change) grow too large or too mature for


SamplesI have outgrown these clothes.
She outgrew her childish habits.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)develop, grow

2. outgrow (competition) grow faster than


ExamplesSam cannot outgrow Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass









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