Spellcheck.net

Language:

English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here to check the spelling

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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To cultivate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. To cause to grow: to cultivate:-pa.t. grew; pa.p. grown. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To raise, as a crop. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To become attached of fixed; to adhere. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To increase in size by natural organic development; be produced by vegetation; enlarge; flourish; thrive; become; advance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  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. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To increase in size; become greater; develop; become. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. To increase in bulk, as a living organism; develop. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. To pass to a certain state; as, to grow cold. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. 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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. 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. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. Growing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. Grown. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Grower. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Grew. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Usage examples for grow

  1. Anything will grow down here, I suppose?" – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. Beloved, it will soon grow again and be more beautiful than ever. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
X