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  • 1 grow larger — index accumulate (enlarge), compound, expand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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… …

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

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 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… …

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  • 8 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.… …

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  • 9 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… …

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 grow — v 1. increase, fill out, expand, develop, enlarge, swell, wax, become greater or larger; add to, augment, reinforce, supplement; double, triple, quadruple, multiply; extend, distend, stretch, spread; widen, heighten, lengthen, deepen, thicken;… …

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  • 13 grow up — 1) PHRASAL VERB When someone grows up, they gradually change from being a child into being an adult. → See also grown up [V P] She grew up in Tokyo. 2) PHRASAL VERB: usu imper (disapproval) If you tell someone to grow up, you are telling them to… …

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  • 14 grow — verb 1) the boys had grown Syn: get bigger, get taller, get larger, increase in size Ant: shrink 2) sales and profits continue to grow Syn: increase, swell, multiply …

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  • 15 grow — grəʊ v. become larger; cultivate; be changed; be; become …

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  • 16 grow by leaps and bounds — to become larger quickly. Since we had that good rain, my tomatoes have grown by leaps and bounds. That boy has grown by leaps and bounds this year …

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  • 17 grow — I. v. n. 1. Enlarge, increase, expand, swell, extend, be augmented, become (by degrees) greater or larger. 2. Vegetate, sprout, germinate, shoot, bourgeon, pullulate, put forth, shoot up, spring up. 3. Advance, improve, wax, extend, swell, make… …

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  • 18 grow — verb 1) Syn: enlarge, get bigger, get larger, get taller, expand, increase in size, extend, spread, swell, multiply, snowball, mushroom, balloon, build up, mount up, pile up 2) flowers grew among the rocks …

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  • 19 grow — /grəυ/ verb to become larger ● The company has grown from a small repair shop to a multinational electronics business. ● Turnover is growing at a rate of 15% per annum. ● The computer industry grew very rapidly in the 1980s. (NOTE:… …

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  • 20 To grow out of — Grow 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English