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(intr, adverb + preposition) to become too big or mature forshe soon grew out of her girlish ways

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Idioms and Phrases with grow out of

grow out of

1

Develop or come into existence from. For example, This article grew out of a few scribbled notes, or Their mutual trust grew out of long acquaintance.

2

Also, outgrow. Become too large or mature for, as in The baby's grown out of all her dresses, or He will outgrow these picture books in a few months.

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