Definition of Outgrowth

1. Noun. A natural consequence of development.

Exact synonyms: Branch, Offset, Offshoot
Generic synonyms: Consequence, Effect, Event, Issue, Outcome, Result, Upshot



2. Noun. The gradual beginning or coming forth. "Figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
Exact synonyms: Emergence, Growth
Generic synonyms: Beginning
Specialized synonyms: Rise
Derivative terms: Emerge, Grow, Grow

3. Noun. A natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant. "A bony process"

Definition of Outgrowth

1. n. That which grows out of, or proceeds from, anything; an excrescence; an offshoot; hence, a result or consequence.

Definition of Outgrowth

1. Noun. Anything that grows out of something else. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outgrowth

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgrowth

outgrinned
outgrinning
outgrins
outgross
outgrossed
outgrosses
outgrossing
outground
outgrounds
outgroup
outgroups
outgrow
outgrowing
outgrown
outgrows
outgrowth (current term)
outgrowths
outguard
outguards
outguess
outguessed
outguesses
outguessing
outguide
outguided
outguides
outguiding
outgun
outgunned
outgunning

Literary usage of Outgrowth

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1869)
"It was seen that the tumour had been an outgrowth from the posterior surface of the fundus. the rest of the organ being healthy, with the exception of ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1900)
"Transverse section of a leaf shewing a small outgrowth on the upper side. ... Longitudinal section (partly optical) of an outgrowth on the stem. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1890)
"A case of a small cystic outgrowth was reported a couple of years ago by Dr. ... 6, shows a large, prominent outgrowth from the lower outer quadrant, ..."

4. Sources of Effectiveness in Public Speaking: Psychological Principles by Charles Edmund Neil (1920)
"We have learned that Change of Pitch is the natural outgrowth of good pausing, ... In a truer sense, it is an outgrowth of these two modes of emphasis, ..."

5. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"The name has now become a designation for the whole country, as John Hull has for England. The cognate term " Uncle Sam" was an outgrowth of the war of ..."

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