Synonyms for growth

Synonyms for (noun) growth

Synonyms: growth, emergence, outgrowth

Definition: the gradual beginning or coming forth

Usage: figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

Similar words: beginning

Definition: the event consisting of the start of something

Usage: the beginning of the war


Synonyms: growth

Definition: vegetation that has grown

Usage: a growth of trees; the only growth was some salt grass

Similar words: botany, flora, vegetation

Definition: all the plant life in a particular region or period

Usage: Pleistocene vegetation; the flora of southern California; the botany of China


Synonyms: growth

Definition: something grown or growing

Usage: a growth of hair

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development

Definition: (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

Usage: he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

Similar words: organic process, biological process

Definition: a process occurring in living organisms


Synonyms: growth

Definition: a progression from simpler to more complex forms

Usage: the growth of culture

Similar words: development, evolution

Definition: a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

Usage: the development of his ideas took many years; the evolution of Greek civilization; the slow development of her skill as a writer


Synonyms: increase, increment, growth

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

Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population

Similar words: physical process, process

Definition: a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

Usage: events now in process; the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls


Synonyms: growth

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

Similar words: illness, unwellness, sickness, malady

Definition: impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism