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Another word for grow

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Verb
  1. To make or become greater or larger

    See also:

    increase

  2. To bring into existence and foster the development of

      1. To move to a higher position; elevate:
      2. To set in an upright or erect position:
      3. To erect or build:
      1. To cause (an organism) to multiply or breed.
      2. To breed (offspring).
      3. To transmit (characteristics) from one generation to another.
      1. To improve and prepare (land), as by plowing or fertilizing, for raising crops; till.
      2. To loosen or dig soil around (growing plants).
      3. To grow or tend (a plant or crop).
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
  3. To bring or come to full development

      1. To make or become ripe or riper; mature.
      1. Soft, sweet, juicy, and full-flavored because of ripeness:
      2. Suggesting softness or sweetness:
      3. Flavorful and mild or smooth, as from being properly matured:
      1. Having reached full natural growth or development:
      2. Having reached a desired or final condition; ripe:
      3. Having or showing characteristics, such as patience and prudence, considered typical of well-balanced adulthood:
      1. To mature, ripen, or develop.
      2. To suppurate.
      1. To bring from latency to or toward fulfillment:
      2. To expand or enlarge:
      3. To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
      1. The length of time that a person or thing has existed:
      2. The time of life when a person becomes qualified to assume certain civil and personal rights and responsibilities, usually at 18 or 21 years; legal age:
      3. One of the stages of life:
    See also:

    youth

  4. To come to be

      1. Any of various natural, oily or greasy heat-sensitive substances, consisting of hydrocarbons or esters of fatty acids that are insoluble in water but soluble in nonpolar organic solvents.
      2. Beeswax.
      3. Earwax.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. in the second person, with relation to the speaker
      2. in the first person, with relation to the person addressed
      3. in the third person, with relation to the person or thing approached
      1. To grow or come to be:
      2. To be appropriate or suitable to:
      3. To show to advantage; look good with:
    See also:

    change

Another word for grow

Verb
  1. To become larger

  2. To change slowly

  3. To cultivate

      1. A public gathering held for buying and selling goods or services:
      2. An open space or a building where goods or services are offered for sale by multiple sellers:
      3. A store or shop that sells agricultural produce:
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. Any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms of the kingdom Plantae characteristically containing chloroplasts, having cell walls made of cellulose, producing embryos, and lacking the power of locomotion. Plants include trees, bushes, herbs, ferns, mosses, and certain green algae.
      2. A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
      3. Any of various fungi, algae, or protists that resemble plants and were formerly classified in the plant kingdom. Not in scientific use.
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To bring up; nurture:
      2. To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
      3. To nurse; cherish:
      1. A person trained to provide medical care for the sick or disabled, especially one who is licensed and works in a hospital or physician's office.
      2. A person employed to take care of a young child.
      3. A woman employed to suckle children other than her own; a wet nurse.
      1. To have a tendency:
      2. To be disposed or inclined:
      3. To move or extend in a certain direction:
      1. The action of raising or caring for offspring:
      2. The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
      3. The fostering or overseeing of the development of something:
      1. To move to a higher position; elevate:
      2. To set in an upright or erect position:
      3. To erect or build:
  4. To begin

    See also:

    begin