Definitions for grow

Definitions for (verb) grow

Main entry: grow, get, acquire, produce, develop

Definition: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

Usage: He grew a beard; The patient developed abdominal pains; I got funny spots all over my body; Well-developed breasts

Main entry: turn, grow

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

Usage: The weather turned nasty; She grew angry

Main entry: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast

Main entry: grow

Definition: increase in size by natural process

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

Main entry: grow

Definition: cause to grow or develop

Usage: He grows vegetables in his backyard

Main entry: maturate, mature, grow

Definition: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

Usage: He matured fast; The child grew fast

Main entry: grow

Definition: become attached by or as if by the process of growth

Usage: The tree trunks had grown together

Main entry: grow, develop

Definition: grow emotionally or mature

Usage: 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

Main entry: produce, raise, grow, farm

Definition: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

Usage: The Bordeaux region produces great red wines; They produce good ham in Parma; We grow wheat here; We raise hogs here

Main entry: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise

Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape

Usage: 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

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