Meaning of “grow apart” in the English Dictionary

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"grow apart" in British English

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grow apart

also grow away from sb
phrasal verb with grow uk /ɡrəʊ/ us /ɡroʊ/ verb grew, grown

If two people in a close relationship grow apart, or if they grow away from each other, they gradually begin to have a less close relationship, usually because they no longer have the same interests and want the same things:

There was nobody else involved - we just grew apart.

(Definition of “grow apart” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)