grow (Meaning)

Wordnet

grow (v)

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

become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

increase in size by natural process

cause to grow or develop

develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

come into existence; take on form or shape

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

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

grow emotionally or mature

become attached by or as if by the process of growth

Webster

grow (v. i.)

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.

To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.

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.

To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.

To become attached of fixed; to adhere.

Webster

grow (v. t.)

To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco.

grow Sentence Examples

  1. The plants gracefully grew, reaching for the sunlight above.
  2. Her knowledge grew exponentially with each passing semester.
  3. The business grew rapidly, expanding its reach to new markets.
  4. The child's imagination grew vivid, filling her days with fantastical adventures.
  5. The artist's skills grew with every brushstroke, blossoming into a masterpiece.
  6. The friendship between the two blossomed and grew, becoming an unbreakable bond.
  7. The economy grew steadily, bringing prosperity to the nation.
  8. The population of the city grew exponentially, creating a bustling metropolis.
  9. The bacteria grew rapidly in the petri dish, doubling in size with each passing hour.
  10. His confidence grew with each success, empowering him to take on greater challenges.

FAQs About the word grow

pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become, become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain, increase in size by natura

cultivate, produce, raise, crop,promote, culture, harvest, tend, plant, sprout

kill, pick,kill, pick, pluck, dig,dig, cut, uproot, pull (up)

The plants gracefully grew, reaching for the sunlight above.

Her knowledge grew exponentially with each passing semester.

The business grew rapidly, expanding its reach to new markets.

The child's imagination grew vivid, filling her days with fantastical adventures.