Definitions for GROWgroʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turn, grow(verb)

    pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

    "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"

  2. grow(verb)

    become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

    "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"

  3. grow(verb)

    increase in size by natural process

    "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"

  4. grow(verb)

    cause to grow or develop

    "He grows vegetables in his backyard"

  5. mature, maturate, grow(verb)

    develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

    "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"

  6. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow(verb)

    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, raise, farm, produce(verb)

    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"

  8. grow, develop, produce, get, acquire(verb)

    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"

  9. develop, grow(verb)

    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"

  10. grow(verb)

    become attached by or as if by the process of growth

    "The tree trunks had grown together"

Wiktionary

  1. grow(Verb)

    To become bigger.

    Children grow quickly.

  2. grow(Verb)

    To appear or sprout.

  3. grow(Verb)

    To cause or allow something to become bigger, especially to cultivate plants.

  4. grow(Verb)

    To assume a condition or quality over time.

  5. Origin: From growen, from growan, from grōanan, from gʰreH₁-. Cognate with grow, grew, grojen, growen, Dutch groeien, grüejen, gro, gro, gro, herba, gröda, greyde. Related to growth, grass, green.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grow(verb)

    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

  2. Grow(verb)

    to increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue

  3. Grow(verb)

    to spring up and come to matturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries

  4. Grow(verb)

    to pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale

  5. Grow(verb)

    to become attached of fixed; to adhere

  6. Grow(verb)

    to cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GROW' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1981

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GROW' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1512

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GROW' in Verbs Frequency: #122


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