What does growth mean?

Definitions for growth
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(noun)

    (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. growth(noun)

    a progression from simpler to more complex forms

    "the growth of culture"

  3. increase, increment, growth(noun)

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

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

  4. growth(noun)

    vegetation that has grown

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

  5. emergence, outgrowth, growth(noun)

    the gradual beginning or coming forth

    "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

  6. growth(noun)

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

  7. growth(noun)

    something grown or growing

    "a growth of hair"

Wiktionary

  1. growth(Noun)

    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. growth(Noun)

    the act of growing, getting bigger or higher

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

  3. growth(Noun)

    something that grows or has grown

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

  4. growth(Noun)

    an abnormal mass such as a tumor

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Growth(noun)

    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. Growth(noun)

    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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How to say growth in sign language?

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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. Ryan Sweet:

    We expect a decent bounce back, which will suggest that the economy's struggles at the start of the year were temporary, gDP growth north of 2.5 percent is sufficient to reduce the slack in the broader economy.

  2. Koen De Leus:

    The relief rally that started in February seems to be over now. We are in a difficult situation as we need growth and higher profits, but an improvement in the economy raises the risk of a U.S. rate hike sooner rather than later, we had a huge rally in commodities stocks also, but investors are hesitant to chase the sector as concerns about the pace of economic growth in China persist.

  3. Damitha Pathmalal:

    We did a very deep analysis into the consumer cohort and found that the most frequent users are the most price-sensitive consumers,” said Pathmalal. “There isn't going to be an influx of new users... which is a prerequisite for high-growth markets.”

  4. Therese Lehmann:

    Maybe we have to get away from focusing solely on growth, and promote Alpine areas as good habitats for living, not just for tourism.

  5. Chief Executive Jim Smith:

    While a few of IP & Science’s businesses operate at the intersection of global commerce and regulation, the vast majority of the unit does not align in the same way as our other business units, the decision we are announcing today reflects the difficult choices we must all make every day as we prioritize our resources and energy towards our key growth opportunities.

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