What does growth mean?

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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.

  2. growth(Noun)

    the act of growing, getting bigger or higher

  3. growth(Noun)

    something that grows or has grown

  4. growth(Noun)

    an abnormal mass such as a tumor

  5. Origin: 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

  2. Growth(noun)

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

  3. Origin: [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.

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

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. Flemming Ornskov:

    This is a growth play.

  2. John Pope:

    This is a growth area.

  3. Keith Parker:

    Capex follows profit growth.

  4. Lee Eilers:

    We are definitely in growth mode.

  5. Lu Lobello:

    We represent post-traumatic growth.

Images & Illustrations of growth

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