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grow out of

Definition of grow out of

  1. 1 :  to develop or come from (a source) <The project grew out of a simple suggestion.> <This new theory grew out of their earlier research.>

  2. 2 :  to become too large for (a certain size of clothing) <He quickly grew out of his clothes.>

  3. 3 :  to stop doing or having (something) because one is older and more mature <She hoped to grow out of her bad habits.> <He's wild now, but he'll grow out of it.>



Word by Word Definitions

growplay
  1. :  to spring up and develop to maturity

    :  to be able to grow in some place or situation

    :  to assume some relation through or as if through a process of natural growth

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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