outgrow

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  • Rooms and buildings were added only to be outgrown before they were completed.
  • The museum soon outgrew the location and began looking for larger space.
  • I know how many different people held up to me the hope that I would outgrow it. Cited from Stammering, Its Cause and Cure, Benjamin N. Bogue
  • It continued to grow and within three years, it outgrew its church setting.
  • I thought you had outgrown your wild ways, but you're just as bad as ever! Cited from Marjorie's Vacation, by Carolyn Wells
  • The organization said it had outgrown the building, and needed about of space.
  • Being a college graduate, too, seemed to be something she could not outgrow! Cited from The Next of Kin, by Nellie L. McClung
  • He also suggested that the present population had outgrown the food supply.
  • Within ten years, the school had outgrown its facilities and a larger campus was needed.
  • I grew up reading comics with a few of my good friends and never outgrew them.
  • The school had outgrown the old facilities and the school board decided a new building was very much needed.
  • It did not take too long for the Academy to outgrow its facilities.
  • Cannot you see that the world has outgrown the possibility of one universal religion? Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • He said it was because the band had outgrown its members.
  • Faith Temple was a church that had outgrown its needs at its original location.
  • Both companies eventually outgrew their spaces and moved into their own facilities.
  • This library remained in use until it outgrew the building in the early 1960s.
  • He outgrew it; she has not, as she has learned to night, if not before. Cited from The Earth Trembled, by E.P. Roe
  • My boy, I have outgrown it; have been too much in the world. Cited from Ralph Granger's Fortunes, by William Perry Brown
  • They say that a few seem to outgrow it -- they don't know how, though. Cited from Out of the Primitive, by Robert Ames Bennet
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Meaning of outgrow

  • verb Grow too large or too mature for
    I have outgrown these clothes, She outgrew her childish habits
  • verb Grow faster than