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Synonyms for grow
groʊgrow

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Wiktionary

  1. growverb

    Antonyms:
    shrink

  2. growverb

    Children grow quickly.

    Antonyms:
    shrink

  3. growverb

    Antonyms:
    shrink

  4. growverb

    Antonyms:
    shrink

  5. growverb

    Antonyms:
    shrink

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grow

    Synonyms:
    increase, advance, extend, expand, enlarge, gain ground, accrue, become, develop, amplify

    Antonyms:
    dimmish, recede, contract, fail, stop, die, wane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. turn, growverb

    pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

    "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry"

    Synonyms:
    bend, get, mature, wrick, rise, work, plow, change state, move around, twist, release, develop, uprise, rick, maturate, acquire, flex, arise, spring up, farm, wrench, become, originate, sour, sprain, call on, raise, change by reversal, produce, turn over, reverse, ferment, deform, turn, plough

  2. growverb

    become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

    "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"

    Synonyms:
    farm, get, spring up, originate, rise, uprise, acquire, arise, raise, maturate, mature, turn, produce, develop

  3. growverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    farm, get, spring up, originate, rise, uprise, acquire, arise, raise, maturate, mature, turn, produce, develop

  4. growverb

    cause to grow or develop

    "He grows vegetables in his backyard"

    Synonyms:
    farm, get, spring up, originate, rise, uprise, acquire, arise, raise, maturate, mature, turn, produce, develop

  5. mature, maturate, growverb

    develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

    "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"

    Synonyms:
    turn, age, farm, produce, spring up, suppurate, acquire, arise, senesce, rise, develop, ripen, originate, fester, maturate, get, uprise, mature, raise, get on

  6. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, growverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    turn, start, bristle, mature, rise, get, build up, prepare, stand up, climb up, uprise, maturate, acquire, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, farm, come up, originate, train, evolve, modernize, bob up, resurrect, ascend, initiate, develop, climb, heighten, make grow, break, get up, prove, germinate, move up, turn out, jump, raise, formulate, modernise, rear, produce, mount, rise up, wax, recrudesce, educate, explicate

  7. grow, raise, farm, produceverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    turn, kindle, mature, rise, put forward, get, set up, bring forth, upgrade, make, develop, elevate, uprise, bring on, recruit, upraise, enkindle, maturate, put up, acquire, stir, call down, advance, conjure, lift, elicit, fire, arise, spring up, arouse, originate, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, prove, erect, raise, create, provoke, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, kick upstairs, bring out, heighten, bring up, evoke, rear, leaven, bring about, parent, enhance, give rise, farm

  8. grow, develop, produce, get, acquireverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    take, arrest, make, mature, mystify, experience, develop, take on, explicate, draw, assume, stupefy, have, arise, become, formulate, learn, receive, larn, scram, prepare, uprise, go, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, fix, pay back, spring up, suffer, sustain, stick, set about, create, bring out, raise, get under one's skin, incur, gain, contract, bring forth, dumbfound, beat, adopt, start, set out, win, rise, buzz off, train, modernize, make grow, originate, bring about, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, modernise, catch, bugger off, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, generate, turn, find, vex, germinate, baffle, recrudesce, start out, convey, capture, aim, let, perplex, bring on, gravel, fetch, begin, father, amaze, commence, get down, build up, arrive, produce, acquire, come, educate, evolve, maturate, break, pay off, pose, give rise, cause, farm, nonplus

  9. develop, growverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    rise, educate, produce, mature, acquire, modernise, explicate, make grow, develop, formulate, evolve, arise, germinate, break, train, build up, get, originate, raise, maturate, uprise, modernize, spring up, recrudesce, turn, farm, prepare

  10. growverb

    become attached by or as if by the process of growth

    "The tree trunks had grown together"

    Synonyms:
    farm, get, spring up, originate, rise, uprise, acquire, arise, raise, maturate, mature, turn, produce, develop

Editors Contribution

  1. mature

    it is a verb.

    the puppy will mature over the summer.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 11, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. growverb

    Synonyms:
    enlarge, increase, expand, extend, be augmented, become (by degrees) greater or larger

  2. growverb

    Synonyms:
    vegetate, sprout, germinate, shoot, pullulate, put forth, shoot up, spring up

  3. growverb

    Synonyms:
    advance, improve, make progress, make improvement

  4. growverb

    Synonyms:
    become, wax, come to be, get to be

  5. growverb

    Synonyms:
    raise, produce, cultivate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. growverb

    Synonyms:
    increase, extend, augment, wax, accrue, develop, expand, mature, flourish, thrive, vegetate, sprout, pullulate, germinate, bourgeon, raise, cultivate

    Antonyms:
    wane, atrophy, blast, diminish, stunt, stagnate

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How to use grow in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Forgive to be free, let go to grow like a tree.

  2. Audrey Hope:

    Relationships can grow stronger after affairs and scandals but you must do the healing necessary on the relationship.

  3. Pete Ricketts:

    During the discussion, I urged the President to put a continued focus on expanding markets for agriculture, he listened and expressed a commitment to growing international trade so we can grow opportunities for our farmers and ranchers.

  4. Eileen Caddy:

    Gratitude helps you to grow and expands; gratitude brings you and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.

  5. Kurt Summers:

    That's fewer dollars I have in the coffers to invest and grow my businesses.


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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. ulterior
    • B. surface
    • C. overhead
    • D. overt

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