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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To increase in size by a natural process.
  • verb-intransitive. To expand; gain: The business grew under new owners.
  • verb-intransitive. To increase in amount or degree; intensify: The suspense grew.
  • verb-intransitive. To develop and reach maturity.
  • verb-intransitive. To be capable of growth; thrive: a plant that grows in shade.
  • verb-intransitive. To become attached by or as if by the process of growth: tree trunks that had grown together.
  • verb-intransitive. To come into existence from a source; spring up: love that grew from friendship.
  • verb-intransitive. To come to be by a gradual process or by degrees; become: grow angry; grow closer.
  • v. To cause to grow; raise: grow tulips.
  • v. To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process: grow a beard.
  • v. Usage Problem To cause to increase or expand by concerted effort: strategies that grew the family business.
  • phrasal-verb. grow into To develop so as to become: A boy grows into a man.
  • phrasal-verb. grow into To develop or change so as to fit: She grew into her job. He grew into the relationship slowly.
  • phrasal-verb. on To become gradually more evident to: A feeling of distrust grew on me.
  • phrasal-verb. on To become gradually more pleasurable or acceptable to: a taste that grows on a person.
  • phrasal-verb. grow up To become an adult.
  • idiom. grow out of To develop or come into existence from: an article that grew out of a few scribbled notes.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To become bigger.
  • v. To appear or sprout.
  • v. To cause or allow something to become bigger, especially to cultivate plants.
  • v. To assume a condition or quality over time.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter into the living organism; -- said of animals and vegetables and their organs.
  • verb-intransitive. To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
  • verb-intransitive. To spring up and come to maturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish.
  • verb-intransitive. To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become.
  • verb-intransitive. To become attached or fixed; to adhere.
  • v. To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To increase by a natural process of development or of enlargement, as a living organism or any of its parts; specifically, to increase by assimilation of nutriment, as animals or plants.
  • To be enlarged or extended, in general; increase; wax: as, a growing reputation; to grow in grace or in beauty.
  • To be changed from one state to another; become; be carried or extended, as to a condition or a result: as, to grow pale; to grow indifferent; to grow rich; the wind grew to a tempest.
  • To become attached or conjoined by or as if by a process of growth.
  • Nautical, to lead: as, the chain grows out on the port bow.
  • To pass beyond or away from in development; leave behind; give up: as, to grow out of one's early beliefs or follies.
  • To take root; spring up; arise: as, a hostile feeling grew up in the community.
  • To cause to grow; cultivate; produce; raise: as, a farmer grows large quantities of wheat.
  • Of a crystal, to develop or enlarge by the addition of molecules arranged in accordance with the laws of molecular attraction.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. cause to grow or develop
  • v. pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
  • v. come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  • v. grow emotionally or mature
  • v. become attached by or as if by the process of growth
  • v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
  • v. come into existence; take on form or shape
  • v. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • v. develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
  • v. increase in size by natural process
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    grew    growed    growing    grown    grows   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    arise    develop    become    thrive    accrue    germinate    increase    extend    generate    growing pottery   
    grown    grew   
    grow on    overgrow    growing pains    outgrow    growed    grower    grow up    grow out of    growing point    grown-up   
    Words with the same meaning
    enlarge    extend    become    expand    increase    improve    augment    advance    wax    accrue   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Au    Beau    Bio    Bo    Bordeaux    Boudreaux    Bow    Cloe    Co    Cousteau   
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