What does Growth mean?

Definitions for Growth
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesisnoun

    (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

    "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

  2. growthnoun

    a progression from simpler to more complex forms

    "the growth of culture"

  3. increase, increment, growthnoun

    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

    "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"

  4. growthnoun

    vegetation that has grown

    "a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"

  5. emergence, outgrowth, growthnoun

    the gradual beginning or coming forth

    "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

  6. growthnoun

    (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

  7. growthnoun

    something grown or growing

    "a growth of hair"

Wiktionary

  1. growthnoun

    an increase in size, number, value, or strength

    Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.

    Etymology: From . Compare greyde, grøde, gröda. More at grow.

  2. growthnoun

    the act of growing, getting bigger or higher

    Etymology: From . Compare greyde, grøde, gröda. More at grow.

  3. growthnoun

    something that grows or has grown

    Etymology: From . Compare greyde, grøde, gröda. More at grow.

  4. growthnoun

    an abnormal mass such as a tumor

    Etymology: From . Compare greyde, grøde, gröda. More at grow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Growthnoun

    the process of growing; the gradual increase of an animal or a vegetable body; the development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; increase in size, number, frequency, strength, etc.; augmentation; advancement; production; prevalence or influence; as, the growth of trade; the growth of power; the growth of intemperance. Idle weeds are fast in growth

    Etymology: [Icel. grr, gri. See Grow.]

  2. Growthnoun

    that which has grown or is growing; anything produced; product; consequence; effect; result

    Etymology: [Icel. grr, gri. See Grow.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Growth

    Gradual increase in the number, the size, and the complexity of cells of an individual. Growth generally results in increase in ORGAN WEIGHT; BODY WEIGHT; and BODY HEIGHT.

Editors Contribution

  1. growth

    A change in number or value.

    Economic growth is best when its moderate.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Growth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #740

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Growth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1797

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Growth' in Nouns Frequency: #328

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Growth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Growth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Growth in a Sentence

  1. Khoon Goh:

    It has also triggered portfolio outflows, which will only ease and reverse when the current pandemic wave has meaningfully ebbed and growth recovery resumes.

  2. Chief Executive Officer Lukas Braunschweiler:

    That transition takes some time, we think it's a year, or two, where we see the market more in the mid-single-digit growth, then we should get again acceleration toward the high single digits.

  3. Alvaro Fernandez:

    In general, our businesses and financial situation are still very solid and all the investment programs continue to support future growth.

  4. State Premier Colin Barnett:

    The decision to pursue a sensible program of further asset sales will enable the Government to build new infrastructure to support future growth without putting further pressure on the state's finances.

  5. Gregory Whiteley:

    I don’t believe this report changes the calculus of Powell or the core FOMC, the Fed is looking for maximum employment. They’ve said it will take quite a while to get there. Today reinforces that idea - although a lack of strong GDP growth does not appear to be behind today’s disappointment.

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