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1. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become.

Synonyms

  • expand
  • cultivate
  • change state
  • change
  • turn

Antonyms

  • tributary
  • distributary
  • de-escalate
  • reduce

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Grow

  • genego
  • taekwondo
  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
  • undergo
  • tondreau
  • tallyho
  • overflow
  • lambreau
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  • guandjo
  • gendreau
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  • brancheau
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  • van-gogh
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  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

How do you pronounce grow?

Pronounce grow as groʊ.

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How do you spell grow? Is it grwo ?

A common misspelling of grow is grwo

Sentences with grow


1. Verb, base form
Poison oak can grow as a dense shrub in sunlight or a vine in the shade.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The corporation doesn’t grow by increasing the number of shares being held.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They grow best in full sun to part shade and well-drained soil.

Quotes about grow


1. It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor.
- George Jean Nathan

3. Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

2. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • augment
  • increase
  • proliferate
  • vegetate
  • flourish
  • mushroom
  • overgrow
  • hypertrophy
  • spread out
  • grow over
  • expand
  • climb
  • root
  • lengthen
  • boom
  • go up
  • enlarge
  • develop
  • ramify
  • stretch
  • burgeon
  • thrive
  • rise

Antonyms

  • shrink
  • shorten
  • minimize
  • minimise

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] increase in size by natural process.

Synonyms

  • germinate
  • pullulate
  • cut
  • develop
  • undergrow
  • twin
  • shoot
  • spud
  • exfoliate
  • burgeon forth
  • ankylose
  • bourgeon
  • sprout
  • vegetate

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • decrescendo
  • depreciate
  • take away

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] cause to grow or develop.

Synonyms

  • develop
  • vegetate
  • make grow
  • root
  • culture
  • swell
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • minimization
  • weakening
  • subtraction
  • depreciation

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation.

Synonyms

  • get on
  • develop
  • find
  • mature
  • maturate
  • senesce
  • find oneself
  • grow up
  • ripen

Antonyms

  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation
  • waning

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] come into existence; take on form or shape.

Synonyms

  • resurge
  • uprise
  • develop
  • emerge
  • head
  • come
  • come forth
  • follow
  • well up
  • spring up
  • originate
  • rise
  • swell
  • arise

Antonyms

  • descent
  • stand still
  • regress
  • descendant

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).

Synonyms

  • stock
  • work up
  • feather
  • evolve
  • pupate
  • stool
  • fledge
  • change
  • pod
  • leaf
  • get
  • get up
  • tiller
  • acquire
  • cut
  • develop
  • teethe
  • produce
  • spring
  • sprout

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disprove
  • affirm
  • converge

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • farm
  • produce
  • keep
  • carry
  • cultivate

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • obfuscate
  • generalize
  • deflate

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] grow emotionally or mature.

Synonyms

  • make
  • change
  • outgrow

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • toadstool
  • fold
  • cross

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. grow

verb. ['ˈgroʊ'] become attached by or as if by the process of growth.

Antonyms

  • tense

Etymology

  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • growan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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