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"
a progression from simpler to more complex forms
"the growth of culture"
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"
vegetation that has grown
"a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"
emergence, outgrowth, growth(noun)
the gradual beginning or coming forth
"figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
something grown or growing
"a growth of hair"
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.
the act of growing, getting bigger or higher
something that grows or has grown
an abnormal mass such as a tumor
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
Words popularity by usage frequency
How to use growth in a sentence?
The big worry is economic growth, nobody knows what to make of the trade situation.
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.
Create the kind of climate in your organization where personal growth is expected, recognized and rewarded.
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.
The fact is we can actually create more jobs in Canada through technological growth while at the same time lowering global emissions.
Translations for growth
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- تنمية, نموArabic
- үҫеш, ҙурайыуBashkir
- Wachstum, GeschwulstGerman
- رشد, رویشPersian
- kasvannainen, kasvain, kasvu, pesäkeFinnish
- groei, oanwaaksWestern Frisian
- forás, breisiúIrish
- fàsScottish Gaelic
- גדילה, צמיחה, גידול, צמחייהHebrew
- растење, израсток, раст, развојMacedonian
- toename, groeiDutch
- wzrost, rozwój, naroślPolish
- crescimento, acréscimoPortuguese
- рост, развитиеRussian
- rast, vzrastSlovak
- rast, porast, rastjeSlovene
- utvidgning, växtlighet, svulst, tilltagande, utveckling, växt, tillväxt, vegetation, utväxt, stigandeSwedish
Get even more translations for growth »
Find a translation for the growth synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)