grow meaning

EN[ɡɹəʊ] [ˈɡɹəʊ̯] [ɡɹoʊ] [ˈɡɹoʊ̯] [-əʊ]
  • Grow may refer to:
  • Growth, an increase in some quantity over time or a measure of some principal
  • GROW, a non-profit peer support and mutual aid organization for recovery from and prevention of serious mental illness
  • "Grow" (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent
  • "Grow" (song), a 2006 song by Kubb
  • Monty Grow, American football player
  • GROW model, a technique for problem solving or goal setting
  • GROW (series), a series of Flash-based indie video games

    Definition of grow in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGgrowsPRgrowingPTgrewPPgrown
    1. (ergative) To become bigger.
      1. Children grow quickly.
    2. VI To appear or sprout.
      1. Flowers grew on the trees as summer approached.
      2. A long tail began to grow from his backside.
    3. VT To cause or allow something to become bigger, especially to cultivate plants.
      1. The Bush administration – which sought to grow the number of fisheries managed under a program known as “catch shares”...
    4. (copulative) To assume a condition or quality over time.
      1. The boy grew wise as he matured.
      2. The town grew smaller and smaller in the distance as we travelled.
      3. You have grown strong.
    5. VI OBS To become attached or fixed; to adhere.
    6. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The bird approached the feeder, grew suspicious, and abvolated.
        • Subirrigation is used in growing field crops such as tomatoes, peppers, and sugar cane in areas with high water tables, such as Florida, and in commercial greenhouse operations.
        • Synchronized cultures of P. falciparum trophozoites were grown in human RBCs and incubated with increasing concentrations of purified human platelets.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The sprouting tendency of potatoes varies between cultivars, years and places of growing.
        • Earth up a potato crop several times during the season to encourage more tubers to grow.
        • A point hath no dimensions, but only a whereness, and is next to nothing. — Grew.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Copulative verbs
          • Ergative verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
              • Transitive verbs
                • Verbs by inflection type
                  • Irregular verbs
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              Meaning of grow for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "grow" is a verb, more specifically, a copulative verb, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
              Difficultness: Level 1
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              Definiteness: Level 9
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