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1. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] (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
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • growing
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • disagreement
  • de-escalate

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Growth

  • troth
  • sloth
  • roath
  • noeth
  • loath
  • goethe
  • both
  • oath

How do you pronounce growth?

Pronounce growth as groʊθ.

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Sentences with growth


1. Noun, singular or mass
Repeat the process at least once a week to prevent stump growth and kill the stump.

Quotes about growth


1. I trust that when people meet, we meet for a transcendent reason, and that the challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul's growth.
- Marianne Williamson

2. To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.
- Edward de Bono

3. Art has a double visage: it looks before and after. Romance is its forward-looking face. The germ of growth is in romanticism. Formalism, on the other hand, consolidates tradition; gleans what has been gained and makes it facile to the hand or the mind; economizes the energy of genius.
- George Edward Woodberry

2. growth-onset_diabetes

noun. severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease.

Synonyms

  • autoimmune diabetes
  • ketoacidosis
  • ketosis-prone diabetes
  • juvenile-onset diabetes
  • ketoacidosis-prone diabetes
  • autoimmune disorder
  • type I diabetes
  • autoimmune disease
  • diabetic acidosis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • DM
  • IDDM
  • insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

3. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] a progression from simpler to more complex forms.

Synonyms

  • development

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • minimize

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.

Synonyms

  • widening
  • pullulation
  • proliferation
  • multiplication
  • broadening
  • accession
  • increase
  • process
  • physical process
  • accumulation
  • accretion
  • relaxation
  • population growth

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] vegetation that has grown.

Synonyms

  • flora
  • vegetation

Antonyms

  • development
  • undress
  • incoherence

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] the gradual beginning or coming forth.

Synonyms

  • emergence
  • rise
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • fall
  • anovulation
  • ovulation
  • anabolism

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor).

Synonyms

  • tumour
  • malady
  • sickness
  • unwellness
  • hamartoma
  • excrescence
  • polyp
  • neoplasm
  • tumor
  • polypus
  • illness
  • exostosis

Antonyms

  • minimise
  • shorten
  • wane
  • narrow

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] something grown or growing.

Synonyms

  • physical object
  • object

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • decline
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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