grow larger

grow larger
index accumulate (enlarge), compound, expand

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  • grow — [ grou ] (past tense grew [ gru ] ; past participle grown [ groun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 about children/animals ▸ 2 about plants/cells etc. ▸ 3 about hair/nails ▸ 4 increase in size ▸ 5 increase in success ▸ 6 develop character ▸ 7 start to have… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Grow — (gr[=o]), v. i. [imp. {Grew} (gr[udd]); p. p. {Grown (gr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Growing}.] [AS. gr[=o]wan; akin to D. groeijen, Icel. gr[=o]a, Dan. groe, Sw. gro. Cf. {Green}, {Grass}.] 1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grow — ► VERB (past grew; past part. grown) 1) (of a living thing) undergo natural development by increasing in size and changing physically. 2) (of a plant) germinate and develop. 3) become larger or greater over a period of time; increase. 4) become… …   English terms dictionary

  • grow in the telling — The more you tell it, the larger, wilder, better, etc. the story gets …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • grow — [v] become larger, evolve abound, advance, age, amplify, arise, augment, become, branch out, breed, build, burgeon, burst forth, come, come to be, cultivate, develop, dilate, enlarge, expand, extend, fill out, flourish, gain, germinate, get… …   New thesaurus

  • grow */*/*/ — UK [ɡrəʊ] / US [ɡroʊ] verb Word forms grow : present tense I/you/we/they grow he/she/it grows present participle growing past tense grew UK [ɡruː] / US [ɡru] past participle grown UK [ɡrəʊn] / US [ɡroʊn] 1) [intransitive] if children or animals… …   English dictionary

  • Grow light — A grow light is an electric lamp designed to promote plant growth by emitting an electromagnetic spectrum appropriate for photosynthesis. The emitted light spectrum is similar to that from the sun, allowing indoor growth with outdoor conditions.… …   Wikipedia

  • grow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. mature, become, develop; increase, extend, expand, enlarge; nurture, raise, cultivate; germinate, breed, sprout; flourish, thrive. See agriculture, increase, prosperity, change. grow up II (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

  • grow — growable, adj. /groh/, v., grew, grown, growing. v.i. 1. to increase by natural development, as any living organism or part by assimilation of nutriment; increase in size or substance. 2. to form and increase in size by a process of inorganic… …   Universalium

  • grow — [grəʊ] verb (past grew gru:; past participle grown grəʊn) 1》 (of a living thing) undergo natural development by increasing in size and changing physically.     ↘(grow up) progress to maturity or adulthood.     ↘(grow out of or into) become too… …   English new terms dictionary

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