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Synonyms for growth
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(noun)

    (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

    "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

    Synonyms:
    development, emergence, ripening, maturation, suppuration, increase, ontogenesis, maturement, evolution, developing, outgrowth, ontogeny, increment, exploitation, growing, festering

  2. growth(noun)

    a progression from simpler to more complex forms

    "the growth of culture"

    Synonyms:
    increase, ontogenesis, increment, growing, emergence, ontogeny, maturation, outgrowth, development

  3. increase, increment, growth(noun)

    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

    "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"

    Synonyms:
    increase, ontogenesis, gain, emergence, growing, addition, ontogeny, development, maturation, increment, outgrowth, step-up

  4. growth(noun)

    vegetation that has grown

    "a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"

    Synonyms:
    increase, ontogenesis, increment, growing, emergence, ontogeny, maturation, outgrowth, development

  5. emergence, outgrowth, growth(noun)

    the gradual beginning or coming forth

    "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

    Synonyms:
    development, process, emergence, maturation, egression, offshoot, emersion, outgrowth, ontogeny, increment, ontogenesis, growing, offset, branch, appendage, issue, increase, egress

  6. growth(noun)

    (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

    Synonyms:
    increase, ontogenesis, increment, growing, emergence, ontogeny, maturation, outgrowth, development

  7. growth(noun)

    something grown or growing

    "a growth of hair"

    Synonyms:
    increase, ontogenesis, increment, growing, emergence, ontogeny, maturation, outgrowth, development

Wiktionary

  1. growth(noun)

    an increase in size, number, value, or strength

    Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.

    Synonyms:
    increment, increase, enlargement, expansion

    Antonyms:
    reduction, decrement, contraction, decrease

  2. growth(noun)

    the act of growing, getting bigger or higher

    Synonyms:
    development, maturation

    Antonyms:
    nondevelopment

  3. growth(noun)

    something that grows or has grown

    Synonyms:
    vegetation

  4. growth(noun)

    an abnormal mass such as a tumor

    Synonyms:
    mass, cancer, outgrowth

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. growth

    Harvest, from the Anglo-Saxon, signified originally "autumn," and as that is the usual season of gathering ripened crops in Northern lands, the word came to its present meaning of the season of gathering ripened grain or fruits, whether summer or autumn, and hence a crop gathered or ready for gathering; also, the act or process of gathering a crop or crops. "The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few," Luke x, 2. "Lift up your eyes and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest," John iv, 35. Harvest is the elegant and literary word; crop is the common and commercial expression; we say a man sells his crop, but we should not speak of his selling his harvest; we speak of an ample or abundant harvest, a good crop. Harvest is applied almost wholly to grain; crop applies to almost anything that is gathered in; we speak of the potato-crop, not the potato-harvest; we may say either the wheat-crop or the wheat-harvest. Produce is a collective word for all that is produced in farming or gardening, and is, in modern usage, almost wholly restricted to this sense; we speak of produce collectively, but of a product or various products; vegetables, fruits, eggs, butter, etc., may be termed farm-produce, or the products of the farm. Product is a word of wider application than produce; we speak of the products of manufacturing, the products of thought, or the product obtained by multiplying one number by another. The word proceeds is chiefly used of the return from an investment: we speak of the produce of a farm, but of the proceeds of the money invested in farming. The yield is what the land gives up to the farmer's demand; we speak of the return from an expenditure of money or labor, but of the yield of corn or oats. Harvest has also a figurative use, such as crop more rarely permits; we term a religious revival a harvest of souls; the result of lax enforcement of law is a harvest of crime. As regards time, harvest, harvest-tide, and harvest-time alike denote the period or season when the crops are or should be gathered (tide being simply the old Saxon word for time). Harvest-home ordinarily denotes the festival of harvest, and when used to denote simply the season always gives a suggestion of festivity and rejoicing, such as harvest and harvest-time by themselves do not express.

    Synonyms:
    crop, fruit, harvest, harvest-feast, harvest-festival, harvest-home, harvest-tide, harvest-time, harvesting, increase, ingathering, proceeds, produce, product, reaping, result, return, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. growth(n.)

    Synonyms:
    increase, expansion, development

  2. growth(n.)

    Synonyms:
    produce, product

  3. growth(n.)

    Synonyms:
    advancement, advance, progress, improvement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. growth(n)

    Synonyms:
    growing, development, accretion, extension, increase, augmentation, increment, enlargement, excrescence hypertrophy, overgrowth, germination, cultivation, pullulation, sprouting

    Antonyms:
    atrophy, decrease, blasting, undevelopment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    growing, increase, grow, development, rise, expansion, croissance, grew, developed, progression

How to pronounce growth?

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How to use growth in a sentence?

  1. David Joy:

    The big worry is economic growth, nobody knows what to make of the trade situation.

  2. Hasso Plattner:

    SAP would not be what it is today without Bill McDermott, bill made invaluable contributions to this company and he was a main driver of SAP's transition to the cloud, which will fuel our growth for many years to come.

  3. Author Unknown:

    Create the kind of climate in your organization where personal growth is expected, recognized and rewarded.

  4. Chief Executive Michal Krupinski:

    Our goal should be to have 15 to 20 percent of our total gross written premiums from foreign operations, we will not focus only on Eastern Europe. We do not exclude expansion by takeovers, but we want to follow other growth paths too.

  5. Andrew Scheer:

    The fact is we can actually create more jobs in Canada through technological growth while at the same time lowering global emissions.


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