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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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Words that Rhyme with Growth Factor

  • refractor
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  • schlachter
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  • schachter
  • pachter
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2. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] anything that contributes causally to a result.

Synonyms

  • unknown quantity
  • RF
  • wild card
  • releasing factor
  • releasing hormone
  • cause
  • fundamental
  • parameter

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • outside

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

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. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] an abstract part of something.

Synonyms

  • be all and end all
  • plot element
  • part
  • element
  • be-all and end-all
  • ingredient
  • component
  • division
  • section
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

5. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer.

Synonyms

  • common measure
  • equivalent-binary-digit factor
  • prime factor
  • common divisor
  • whole number
  • divisor
  • common factor

Antonyms

  • curve
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae
  • construction

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] resolve into factors.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • factor out
  • calculate
  • work out
  • factor in
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • dissuade
  • unimportant
  • incidental

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

9. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • agent
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word growth-factor


1. Noun Phrase
Instead, it tells your liver to release insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), a hormone responsible for making your bones and muscles grow.

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