Definitions of grow

  1. 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.
  2. To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco.
  3. To cultivate.
  4. To cause to grow: to cultivate:- pa. t. grew; pa. p. grown.
  5. To raise, as a crop.
  6. To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
  7. 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.
  8. To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.
  9. To become attached of fixed; to adhere.
  10. 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.
  11. To increase in size by natural organic development; be produced by vegetation; enlarge; flourish; thrive; become; advance.
  12. 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.
  13. To increase in size; become greater; develop; become.
  14. 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"
  15. 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"
  16. cause to grow or develop; " He grows vegetables in his backyard"
  17. become attached by or as if by the process of growth; " The tree trunks had grown together"
  18. 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"
  19. pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; " The weather turned nasty"; " She grew angry"
  20. increase in size by natural process; " Corn doesn't grow here"; " In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
  21. 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"
  22. To increase in bulk, as a living organism; develop.
  23. To pass to a certain state; as, to grow cold.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Growing.
  27. Grown.
  28. Grower.
  29. Grew.
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