Pronunciation: grō
v. i.1.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.
[imp. Grew (grų); p. p. Grown (grōn); p. pr. & vb. n. Growing.]
2.To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
Winter began to grow fast on.
- Knolles.
3.To spring up and come to maturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries.
4.To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.
5.To become attached or fixed; to adhere.
Growing cell
a device for preserving alive a minute object in water continually renewed, in a manner to permit its growth to be watched under the microscope.
Grown over
covered with a growth.
To grow out of
to issue from, as plants from the soil, or as a branch from the main stem; to result from.
v. t.1.To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco.
Verb1.grow - pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"
Synonyms: turn
2.grow - become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
3.grow - increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
4.grow - cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
5.grow - develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
Synonyms: maturate, mature
6.grow - come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
7.grow - cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
Synonyms: farm, raise, produce
8.grow - come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
Synonyms: acquire, develop, produce, get
9.grow - grow emotionally or mature; "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior"
Synonyms: develop
10.grow - become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together"
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