grow grow  /ˈɡroʊ/


  1. (v) pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
  2. (v) become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
  3. (v) increase in size by natural process
  4. (v) cause to grow or develop
  5. (v) develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
  6. (v) come into existence; take on form or shape
  7. (v) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  8. (v) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  9. (v) grow emotionally or mature
  10. (v) become attached by or as if by the process of growth

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  1. By showing that adult brains can grow new nerve cells he stood neurobiological dogma on its head.
  2. Taking a page out of a science fiction tale, a scientist at Wake Forest University has figured out how to grow human organs in the lab.
  3. Search continues to grow in importance as we sift through the mountain of information available to us.


  1. Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30×20 grants awarded to 44 dairies

    The future of the Wisconsin dairy industry is strong because of farms like Royal-Mist Holsteins in Loyal, Wis. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Ben Brancel announced that Royal-Mist Holsteins is one of the 44 recipients of the Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30×20 grants.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

  2. 10 Healthy Herbs to Grow at Home

    These easy-to-grow herbs offer big flavor and health benefits, right from your backyard or windowsill.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Grow It! project helps stimulate jobs

    Grow It! is an economic development initiative created by Finance New Mexico in partnership with the New Mexico Municipal League.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Clovis News Journal


  1. "We've shown that in the big moments we can grow even more," Villa said. "We should have scored more goals, but one from Puyol has put us in the final."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

  2. "By the time I'm finished speaking ...... more Americans will have lost their health insurance," Obama told members of Congress. "Millions will lose it this year. Our deficit will grow. Premiums will go up. Co-pays will go up. ...... I will...
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  3. "Real gross domestic product will not grow much, if at all, over the first half of 2008 and could even contract slightly," Bernanke said in testimony to Congress' Joint Economic Committee. "A recession is possible."
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source:

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