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Definitions of grow

  1.   To increase in size or stature by a natural process; to increase or become greater; to be changing from one state to another; to vegetate; to cause to vegetate; to improve; to proceed, as from a cause or reason.
  2.   develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; " He matured fast"; " The child grew fast"
  3.   become attached by or as if by the process of growth; " The tree trunks had grown together"
  4.   To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
  5.   To raise, as a crop.
  6.   come to have or undergo a change of ( physical features and attributes); " He grew a beard"; " The patient developed abdominal pains"; " I got funny spots all over my body"; " Well- developed breasts"
  7.   cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; " The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; " They produce good ham in Parma"; " We grow wheat here"; " We raise hogs here"
  8.   grow emotionally or mature; " 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"
  9.   To increase in size by natural organic development; be produced by vegetation; enlarge; flourish; thrive; become; advance.
  10.   pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become;" The weather turned nasty"; " She grew angry"; " The teacher became impatient"
  11.   cause to grow or develop; " He grows vegetables in his backyard"
  12.   To cause to grow: to cultivate:- pa. t. grew; pa. p. grown.
  13.   To pass to a certain state; as, to grow cold.
  14.   increase in size by natural process; " Corn doesn't grow here"; " In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
  15.   To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.
  16.   To increase in bulk, as a living organism; develop.
  17.   To cultivate; to raise. To grow out of, to issue from, as plants from the soil. To grow up, to advance to full maturity. To grow up or to grow together, to close and adhere to.
  18.   Grower.
  19.   To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco.
  20.   cultivate by growing; often involves improvements by means of agricultural techniques; " The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; " They produce good ham in Parma"; " We grow wheat here"; " We raise hogs here"
  21.   Growing.
  22.   To become attached of fixed; to adhere.
  23.   To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter into the living organism; - said of animals and vegetables and their organs.
  24.   Grown.
  25.   Grew.
  26.   To become enlarged by a natural process: to advance towards maturity: to increase in size: to develop: to become greater in any way: to extend: to improve: to pass from one state to another: to become.
  27.   increase in size by natural process; of living matter, such as plants and animals; " Corn doesn't grow here"; " In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
  28.   become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; " The problem grew too large for me"; " Her business grew fast"
  29.   come into existence; take on form or shape; " 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"
  30.   To increase in size; become greater; develop; become.
  31.   To increase in size by natural organic development; to be produced by vegetation; to flourish; to increase; to advance; to be changed from one state to another; to become.
  32.   To spring up and come to matturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries.
  33.   To cultivate.
  34.   pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; " The weather turned nasty"; " She grew angry"

Quotes of grow

  1. Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience. It grows as conscience grows. The domains of both grow together. Liberty is safety from all hindrances, even sin. So that Liberty ends by being Free Will. – John Acton
  2. A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. – Liberty Hyde Bailey
  3. Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow – Khalil Gibran
  4. And I grew up watching all the British ones so when you hear that from an early age, it makes it much easier than you guys who don't grow up with Australian television or British television. – Rachel Griffiths
  5. Resilience is woven deeply into the fabric of Oklahoma. Throw us an obstacle, and we grow stronger. – Brad Henry
  6. If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be. – John Heywood
  7. We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be. – Lauren Hutton
  8. We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair. – Charles Lamb
  9. To be content with life or to live merrily, rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow – Georg C. Lichtenberg
  10. You only grow when you are alone. – Paul Newman
  11. The discoveries of how we can grow and the insights we need to have really come from the inside out. To have genuine empathy, not as a make -nice tool but as an understanding, is essential to the next step. – Patricia Sun
  12. I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get. – Elizabeth Taylor
  13. You can get digital technology that almost is film quality, and go make little films and do everything you can to find a little understanding of your own voice and it will grow Don't take no for an answer- Take every opportunity you can to do something. – Jon Voight
  14. If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it, and when to back off. – Chuck Yeager
  15. If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow – Emile Zola

Usage examples for grow

  1. I'm going to see everything grow here. ” – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. “ I shall grow angry presently. ” – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  3. We've got to grow some before that. ” – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  4. We are so easily taken in, madam- we are both very young yet- we shall grow older and learn better. ” – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  5. How young we grow as we think of them! ” – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  6. “ " I'm going to play in the band when I grow up," he confided. ” – Marjorie Dean High School Freshman by Pauline Lester
  7. It is the same when we grow up. ” – The Children's Six Minutes by Bruce S. Wright
  8. Beloved, it will soon grow again and be more beautiful than ever. ” – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  9. And what are you going to do when you grow up? ” – White Fire by John Oxenham
  10. “ For I am sure that I shall love you, and I hope that you will grow fond of me." ” – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  11. “ I am a fair farmer, I think, but I would rather see the land grow what it pleased, than pass into the hands of another. ” – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  12. Nothing else might grow from it. ” – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  13. There were even moments when Bentley feared that it might grow to him. ” – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
  14. Never mind, old girl, you'll probably grow into one. ” – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  15. One effort more, and fortune may grow kind. ” – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
  16. Anything will grow down here, I suppose?" ” – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  17. So was it when my life began; So is it, now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old. ” – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells
  18. This country will grow anything anywhere if it has water. ” – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  19. “ That's why they grow old so young. ” – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  20. Nothing could grow without them. ” – Libro segundo de lectura by Ellen M. Cyr

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