Growth Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Growth

(Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
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(Often figuratively) The process by which something unfolds or becomes revealed.
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An increase in the volume of a substance while its mass remains the same. Expansion is usually due to heating. When substances are heated, the molecular bonds between their particles are weakened, and the particles move faster, causing the substance to expand.
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Development is defined as the process of growth or new information or an event.
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The condition of being prosperous.
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An enlarging or being enlarged
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(Medicine) A surgical procedure to enlarge a body part, as breast augmentation.
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(Mathematics) The operation that, for positive integers, consists of adding a number (the multiplicand) to itself a certain number of times. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the multiplicative properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
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The beginning of growth, as of a seed, spore, or bud. The germination of most seeds and spores occurs in response to warmth and water.
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(Semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.
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A fleshy abnormal mass formed in the uterus by the degeneration or abortive development of an ovum.
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The definition of increment is the process of increasing by a specific amount, or the amount by which something increases.
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Something contributing to such growth or increase:
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Progress is moving forwards towards an end goal, or is making things better or more advanced.
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Evolution (from simple to complex)
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(US) An increase in wages or salary; a rise (UK).
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The act or process of emerging.
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The action of the verb to grow.
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A group, set, or unit.
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A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else:
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The act by which something sprouts.
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A mass of new tissue growth independent of its surrounding structures, having no physiological function; neoplasm: such tumors are classified as benign or malignant
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A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
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The act of increasing or rising
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A process of development and change from one state to another, as of the universe in its development through time.
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(UK, Ireland, Australia) An increase in someone's pay rate; a raise.
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That which grows out; offshoot
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The definition of a button is a small disk used for fastening two parts of a garment, or is used to operate something.
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An upward swing or trend.
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The degree to which a space is full.
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The definition of advancement is a forward movement or improvement.
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(Athletics) A contest in jumping
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A surge upward
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An upward turn, curve, or trend
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The act or state of being or making something complete; conclusion, accomplishment.
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The state of being swollen.
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(Pharmacy) A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass.
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Material used to thicken:
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An organic excrescence
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Squamous cell carcinoma
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The act of cultivating (in various senses)
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(Medicine) an abnormal growth protruding from a mucous membrane
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(Uncountable) The spread of biochemical, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to countries not originally involved in developing them.
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The process of becoming mature.
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The arising or development of an individual organism.
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A disease characterized by any of various malignant neoplasms composed of abnormal cells that tend to proliferate rapidly and invade surrounding tissue. Without treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation, cancer cells can metastasize to other body sites and cause organ failure and death.
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(Biology) an organism that lives on or in another organism, deriving benefit from living on or in that other organism, while not contributing towards that other organism sufficiently to cover the cost to that other organism.
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An increase in size, amount, extent, degree, etc.
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The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being.
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The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
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The development of an individual organism or a part of an organism from inception to maturity.
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Any of a large division (Eumycota) of thallophytes, including molds, mildews, mushrooms, rusts, and smuts, that are parasites on living organisms or that feed upon dead organic material: fungi lack chlorophyll, true roots, stems, and leaves, and reproduce by means of spores: in some systems of biological classification, these organisms are placed in a separate kingdom (Fungi) and are not considered to be plants
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Any sudden, strong increase, as of energy, enthusiasm, etc.
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The act or process of amassing or increasing:
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The definition of a hike is a long outdoor walk, or an upward movement.
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The state or quality of being fibrous.
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An organic excrescence
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(Linguistics) The prefixation of a vowel accompanying a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
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The process of growing
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Antonyms for Growth

A wasting or decrease in size of a body organ, tissue, or part owing to disease, injury, or lack of use:
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A planned explosion, as in mining.
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development, progress
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The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
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Amount of decreasing
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(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
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The act of one who, or that which, shrinks; act of becoming smaller or moving timidly away.
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The condition of being insufficiently developed
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The act of diminishing; reducing in size, quantity, or quality.
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A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.
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Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
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A decreasing or decrease; loss; waste
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Words Related to Growth

An increasing or becoming increased
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The difference between the winning vote and the rest of the votes
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A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
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(Geology) A stage in the development of streams or landscapes at which maximum development has been reached or at which the process of erosion is going on with maximum vigor. Maturity of a landscape continues throughout the period of maximum topographic differentiation or until about three fourths of the original mass is carried away by erosion.
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(Countable) The process of becoming different.
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