Associations to the word «Grow»

Pictures for the word «Grow»

Wiktionary

GROW, verb. (ergative) To become bigger.
GROW, verb. (intransitive) To appear or sprout.
GROW, verb. (transitive) To cause or allow something to become bigger, especially to cultivate plants.
GROW, verb. (copulative) To assume a condition or quality over time.
GROW, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To become attached or fixed; to adhere.
GROW A PAIR, verb. (vulgar) (idiomatic) To be brave; to show some courage, especially in a situation in which one has so far failed to do so.
GROW COLD, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To wane; to lose interest or enthusiasm for something or someone; to become disenchanted or to fall out of love with someone.
GROW FOND OF, verb. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
GROW HOUSE, noun. (informal) A house or similar structure whose interior has been modified to be used for the farming of marijuana.
GROW HOUSES, noun. Plural of grow house
GROW INTO, verb. (transitive) To grow in size, so as to be able to fit something (especially an item of clothing).
GROW INTO, verb. (transitive) To become accustomed to something by maturing.
GROW LIGHT, noun. An electric lamp designed to promote plant growth by emitting an electromagnetic spectrum appropriate for photosynthesis.
GROW LIGHTS, noun. Plural of grow light
GROW ON, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To become more likeable to someone.
GROW OP, noun. (Canada) An illegal marijuana-growing operation, usually indoors.
GROW OPERATION, noun. (Canada) An illegal marijuana-growing operation, usually indoors.
GROW OPERATIONS, noun. Plural of grow operation
GROW OPS, noun. Plural of grow op
GROW OUT OF, verb. (idiomatic) To become too physically large for something, especially clothes.
GROW OUT OF, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To become too mature for something.
GROW UP, verb. To mature and become an adult.
GROW UP, verb. To start to develop; to flourish.
GROW UP, verb. (idiomatic) To stop acting as or like a child (often used as an imperative interjection).

Dictionary definition

GROW, verb. Pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry".
GROW, verb. Become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast".
GROW, verb. Increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore".
GROW, verb. Cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard".
GROW, verb. Develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast".
GROW, verb. Come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose".
GROW, verb. Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here".
GROW, verb. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts".
GROW, verb. Grow emotionally or mature; "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior".
GROW, verb. Become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.