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grow

 
Verb grow has 10 senses
  1. turn, grow - pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"
    --1 is one way to change
    Derived form: noun growth5
    Sample sentence:
    John will grow angry
  2. grow - become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
    --2 is one way to
    increase
    Derived form: noun growth3
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to grow
  3. grow - increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
    --3 is one way to
    develop
    Derived forms: noun growth1, noun growing1
    Sample sentence:
    Did his feet grow?
  4. grow - cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
    --4 is one way to
    develop, make grow
    Derived forms: noun growth1, noun grower1, noun growing1
    Sample sentence:
    They grow rye in the field
  5. mature, maturate, grow - develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
    --5 is one way to develop
    Derived forms: noun growth2, noun growth1, noun growing1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue grow
  6. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow - 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"
    --6 is one way to become
    Derived form: noun growth5
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. grow, raise, farm, produce - 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"
    --7 is one way to cultivate
    Derived forms: noun growth4, noun grower1
    Sample sentence:
    They grow rye in the field
  8. grow, develop, produce, get, acquire - 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"
    --8 is one way to change
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  9. develop, grow - 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 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue grow
  10. grow - become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together"
    --10 is one way to
    change
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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