grow

  • 1 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

  • 2 grow — W1S1 [grəu US grou] v past tense grew [gru:] past participle grown [grəun US groun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(increase)¦ 2¦(person/animal)¦ 3¦(plants)¦ 4¦(hair/nails)¦ 5¦(become)¦ 6¦(improve)¦ 7 it/money doesn t grow on trees …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 grow — [grəʊ ǁ groʊ] verb grew PASTTENSE [gruː] grown PASTPART [grəʊn ǁ groʊn] COMMERCE 1. [intransitive] to increase in amount, size, or degree: • Seaman grew rapidly, becoming one of the largest advertisers in t …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 grow — [grō] vi. grew, grown, growing [ME growen < OE growan, akin to ON grōa, OHG gruoen < IE base * ghrō , to grow, turn green > GREEN, GRASS] 1. to come into being or be produced naturally; spring up; sprout 2. to exist as living vegetation; …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Grow! — Beschreibung Fachzeitschrift Verlag Hanf Verlag Darmstadt GmbH Erstausg …

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  • 6 grow on — 1. To gain a greater hold on 2. To gain in the estimation of, become ever more acceptable to 3. (of seedlings) to (be stimulated to) develop into mature plants by suitable positioning, treatment, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑grow * * * ˈgrow on… …

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  • 7 Grow — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Galusha A. Grow (1823–1907), US amerikanischer Politiker Malcolm C. Grow (1887–1960), US amerikanischer Luftwaffenoffizier Margarete Grow, deutsche Tänzerin und Schönheitskönigin Grow ist der Name mehrerer …

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  • 8 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

  • 9 grow — grow; grow·able; grow·er; in·ter·grow; re·grow; grow·ing·ly; …

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  • 10 Grow — (gr[=o]), v. t. To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco. Macaulay. Syn: To raise; to cultivate. See {Raise}, v. t., 3. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Grow — (англ. расти) это название международного общественного движения за психич. здоровье. Оно возникло в Австралии и насчитывает свыше пятисот групп самопомощи. Движение получило свое развитие еще в пяти странах мира. Grow предоставляет… …

    Психологическая энциклопедия

  • 12 grow — grō vb, grew grü; grown grōn; grow·ing vi 1 a) to spring up and develop to maturity b) to be able to grow in some place or situation c) to assume some relation through or as if through a process of natural growth <the cut edges of the wound… …

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  • 13 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

  • 14 grow to — 1. To advance to, come to (archaic) 2. (of milk) to stick to the pan and develop a bad taste in heating (so prob Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, II.2; obsolete) • • • Main Entry: ↑grow * * * You use get to or grow to in front of another verb to… …

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  • 15 grow in — ˈgrow in [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they grow in he/she/it grows in present participle growing in past tense grew in past particip …

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  • 16 Grow — may refer to:* GROW, a non profit peer support and mutual aid organization for recovery from, and prevention of, serious mental illness. * , a Law Order Criminal Intent episode. * Growth, an increase in some quantity over time or a measure of… …

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  • 17 grow — O.E. growan (of plants) to grow, flourish, increase, develop, get bigger (class VII strong verb; past tense greow, pp. growen), from P.Gmc. *gro (Cf. O.N. groa, O.Fris. groia, Du. groeien, O.H.G. gruoen), from PIE root *ghre (see GRASS (Cf.… …

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  • 18 grow up on — ˌgrow ˈup on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they grow up on he/she/it grows up on present participle growing up on past tense …

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  • 19 grow up — {v.} 1. To increase in size or height; become taller or older; reach full height. * /Johnny is growing up; his shoes are too small for him./ * /I grew up on a farm./ * /The city has grown up since I was young./ 2. To become adult in mind or… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 grow up — {v.} 1. To increase in size or height; become taller or older; reach full height. * /Johnny is growing up; his shoes are too small for him./ * /I grew up on a farm./ * /The city has grown up since I was young./ 2. To become adult in mind or… …

    Dictionary of American idioms


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