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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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  • loath
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Example sentences of the word old-growth


1. Noun Phrase
Older mobile homes are conducive to mold growth.

2. Noun Phrase
This tubing, called polybutylene, was prone to leaks, causing water accumulation which leads to mold growth.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] of long duration; not new.

Synonyms

  • antique
  • long-ago
  • yellow
  • hand-down
  • age
  • stale
  • nonmodern
  • yellowed
  • antediluvian
  • past
  • sunset
  • hoary
  • worn
  • rusty
  • age-old
  • secondhand
  • used
  • noncurrent
  • longtime
  • archaic
  • immemorial
  • patched
  • auld
  • antiquated

Antonyms

  • new
  • modern
  • current
  • future
  • present

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age.

Synonyms

  • senescent
  • gray-haired
  • centenarian
  • sexagenarian
  • superannuated
  • gaga
  • middle-aged
  • senior
  • gray
  • experient
  • senile
  • over-the-hill
  • anile
  • darkened
  • age
  • venerable
  • overaged
  • hoar
  • emeritus
  • older
  • grey
  • overage
  • octogenarian
  • grey-headed
  • of age
  • hoary
  • gray-headed
  • white-haired
  • grey-haired
  • ancient
  • oldish
  • elderly
  • mature
  • grizzly
  • doddering
  • nonagenarian
  • experienced
  • ageing
  • aging
  • doddery

Antonyms

  • inexperienced
  • young
  • immature
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] (used for emphasis) very familiar.

Antonyms

  • discolor

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] skilled through long experience.

Synonyms

  • experient
  • experienced

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • first
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))
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