HyperDic: grow

English > 10 senses of the word grow:
VERBchangegrow, turnpass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
changegrowbecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
changegrowincrease in size by natural process
changegrowcause to grow or develop
changegrow, mature, maturatedevelop and reach maturity
stativegrow, originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring upcome into existence
creationgrow, raise, farm, producecultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
bodygrow, develop, produce, get, acquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
changegrow, developgrow emotionally or mature
changegrowbecome attached by or as if by the process of growth
grow > pronunciation
Soundsgrow'
RhymesAfro ... zero: 75 rhymes with row...
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningPass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Something ----s something Adjective/Noun; Something ----s Adjective/Noun
ModelJohn will grow angry
Synonymturn
NarrowerbaldGrow bald
turnchange color / color
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tochange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishtornar, volverse
Catalancanviar, convertir-se, transformar-se
Nounsgrowththe gradual beginning or coming forth
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe business is going to grow
Caused bydevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
NarroweraugmentGrow or intensify
boom, thrive, flourish, expandGrow vigorously
burgeonGrow and flourish
developGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
enlargeBecome larger or bigger
expandBecome larger / larger in size or volume or quantity
expand, spread outExtend in one or more directions
hypertrophyUndergo hypertrophy
lengthenBecome long / long or longer
mushroomGrow and spread fast
overgrow, grow overGrow beyond or across
proliferateGrow rapidly
ramify, branchGrow and send out branches or branch-like structures
rise, go up, climbincrease / increase in value or to a higher point
rise, proveincrease / increase in volume
roottake root and begin to grow
stretchBecome longer by being stretched and pulled
vegetateGrow or spread abnormally
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
See alsogrow upbecome an adult
Spanishaumentar, crecer, cultivar
Catalanaugmentar, créixer, cultivar
Nounsgrowtha process of becoming larger / larger or longer or more numerous or more important
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningincrease in size by natural process.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelDid his feet grow?
Examples
  • "Corn doesn't grow here"
  • "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
  • "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"
Caused bygrowCause to grow or develop
Narrowerankylose, ancyloseUndergo ankylosis
cutGrow through the gums
exfoliateGrow by producing or unfolding leaves
shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sproutproduce buds, branches, or germinate
twinGrow as twins
undergrowGrow below something
vegetateGrow like a plant
vegetateproduce vegetation
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Similar togrowCause to grow or develop
Spanishcrecer, cultivar
Catalancréixer, cultivar
Nounsgrowth, growing(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningCause to grow or develop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey grow rye in the field
Example"He grows vegetables in his backyard"
Cause togrowincrease in size by natural process
NarrowercultureGrow in a special preparation
germinateCause to grow or sprout
rootCause to take roots
rotateplant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession
swellCause to become swollen
vegetateEstablish vegetation on
Broaderdevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
Similar togrowincrease in size by natural process
Spanishcultivar, hacer crecer
Catalancultivar
Nounsgrowersomeone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
growth, growing(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningDevelop and reach maturity; undergo maturation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue grow
Synonymsmature, maturate
Entailssenesce, age, get on, mature, maturateGrow old or older
Narrowerfind oneself, findAccept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
grow upBecome an adult
ripenGrow ripe
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishcrecer, cultivar, hacerse, madurar
Catalancréixer, cultivar, fer-se, madurar
Nounsgrowth, growing(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
growtha progression from simpler to more complex forms
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningCome into existence; take on form or shape.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsoriginate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up
Narrowercome, followTo be the product / product or result
come forth, emergehappen / happen / happen or occur as a result of something
headTake its rise
resurgeRise again
well up, swellcome up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
BroaderbecomeCome into existence
Similar todevelopBe gradually disclosed or unfolded
Spanishcultivar, derivar, desarrollarse, elaborar, elevar, originarse, originar, producirse, surgir
Catalancultivar, derivar, desenvolupar-se, elaborar, elevar, originar-se, originar, produir-se
Nounsgrowththe gradual beginning or coming forth
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 7, creation
Meaningcultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey grow rye in the field
Example "We grow wheat here"
Synonymsraise, farm, produce
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Narrowercarrybear (a crop)
keepRaise
overproduceproduce in excess
Broadercultivatefoster / foster the growth of
Spanishcrecer, cultivar, producir
Catalancréixer, cultivar, produir
Nounsgrowersomeone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
growthvegetation that has grown
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 8, body
MeaningCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdevelop, produce, get, acquire
NarrowercutHave grow through the gums
fledge, featherGrow feathers
leafproduce leaves, of plants
podproduce pods, of plants
pupateDevelop into a pupa
regrowGrow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption
springDevelop suddenly
sprout, stockput forth and grow sprouts / sprouts or shoots
stool, tillerGrow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
teetheGrow teeth
work up, get upDevelop
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar todevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
Spanishadquirir, crecer, cultivar, desarrollar, elaborar, producir
Catalanadquirir, cultivar, desenvolupar, elaborar, produir
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningGrow emotionally or mature.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue grow
Synonymdevelop
NarrowermakeDevelop into
outgrowGrow too large or too mature for
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcrecer, cultivar, desarrollarse, elaborar
Catalancréixer, cultivar, desenvolupar-se, elaborar
English > grow: 10 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningBecome attached by or as if by the process of growth.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The tree trunks had grown together"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change

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