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(intr, preposition) to become big or mature enough forhis clothes were always big enough for him to grow into
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grow into

1

Develop so as to become, as in The army makes a boy grow into a man. [Mid-1500s]

2

Develop or change so as to fit, as in He'll soon grow into the next shoe size, or She has grown into her job. [Early 1800s]

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