Quick answer
"Outgrow" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "crecer más alto que", and "outlive" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "sobrevivir a". Learn more about the difference between "outgrow" and "outlive" below.
outgrow
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to surpass in growing)
a. crecer más alto que
Alexandra was born smaller than her twin sister, but she outgrew her within two years.Alexandra fue más pequeña al nacer que su hermana gemela, pero creció más alta que ella en dos años.
2. (to grow too big for)
a. quedar pequeño
Lily had a growth spurt over Easter and outgrew her school clothes.Lily dio un estirón en Semana Santa y la ropa de la escuela ahora le queda pequeña.
3. (to leave behind)
a. dejar atrás
Angela outgrew her childish behavior.Ángela dejó atrás su comportamiento infantil.
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outlive
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. sobrevivir a
My grandmother outlived my grandfather by many years.Mi abuela sobrevivió a mi abuelo muchos años.
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