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1. growing

noun. ['ˈgroʊɪŋ'] (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level.

Synonyms

  • cainogenesis
  • gametogenesis
  • organic process
  • life cycle
  • maturation
  • habit
  • palingenesis
  • psychosexual development
  • proliferation
  • vegetation
  • caenogenesis
  • cohesion
  • florescence
  • apposition
  • angiogenesis
  • virilisation
  • psychogenesis
  • development
  • germination
  • suppression
  • leafing
  • odontiasis
  • cytogeny
  • masculinization
  • virilization
  • sprouting
  • neurogenesis
  • masculinisation
  • infructescence
  • fructification
  • myelinization
  • recapitulation
  • teething
  • juvenescence
  • gastrulation
  • growth
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • development
  • undress

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Words that Rhyme with Growing

  • undergoing
  • plateauing
  • forgoing
  • foregoing
  • easygoing
  • bestowing
  • unknowing
  • throwing
  • snowing
  • slowing
  • glowing
  • flowing
  • crowing
  • blowing
  • towing
  • toeing
  • sowing
  • showing
  • sewing
  • lowing
  • knowing
  • hoeing
  • going
  • bowing
  • boeing

Example sentences of the word growing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Plant new lilacs by propagating a shoot that is growing away from the main trunk.

2. Noun, singular or mass
are among the fastest growing plants which makes them ideal for school science projects.

Quotes containing the word growing


1. Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
- Darell Hammond

2. I wasn't exposed to art as I was growing up, and can't recall the first time I saw a work of art. However, I remember very clearly a vision I had of a little green reindeer when I was a child, and visions emanate from the same mythical area where painting resides. Whatever the reason, I immediately felt comfortable working with visual materials.
- William S. Burroughs

3. Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
- Morihei Ueshiba

2. fast-growing

adjective. tending to spread quickly.

Synonyms

  • aggressive
  • invasive

Antonyms

  • defensive
  • unaggressive
  • amicable

3. tall-growing

adjective. (of plants) having tall spindly stems.

Synonyms

  • leggy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little

4. flat-growing

adjective. of plants that grow relatively low to the ground.

Synonyms

  • low-growing
  • low

Antonyms

  • tall
  • superior
  • up

5. low-growing

adjective. of plants that grow relatively low to the ground.

Synonyms

  • flat-growing
  • low

Antonyms

  • tall
  • superior
  • up

6. strong-growing

adjective. tending to spread quickly.

Synonyms

  • aggressive
  • invasive

Antonyms

  • defensive
  • unaggressive
  • amicable

7. growing

noun. ['ˈgroʊɪŋ'] (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state.

Synonyms

  • epitaxy

Antonyms

  • ovulation
  • anabolism
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