grown grown  /ˈɡroʊn/


  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
  11. (adj) (of animals) fully developed

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  1. Still, the fact that not all locally grown products are organic had me worried.
  2. Organic adherents take it on faith that the way food is grown affects its nutritional quality.
  3. The ranks of the locavore movement, which promotes the use of locally grown produce, have been swollen in recent years by green chefs hoping to reduce their carbon footprints.


  1. Sweet corn will be later this year

    Last year, some locally grown sweet corn started showing up at Quad-City farmers markets in late June, two weeks earlier than normal.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. Nas Celebrates His Daughter’s 19th Birthday

    Destiny Jones is a grown woman! These kids grow up so fast! This past weekend, Nas celebrated his daughter Destiny’s 19th birthday, just before Father’s Day. To celebrate the special occasion, he rented Destiny and her friends a huge suite at the Ritz Carlton, and later accompanied them to an intimate dinner, which included cotton [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Necole Bitchie

  3. Watch Grown Men Box Over Parking Spot

    Fewer than half of the city's would-be drivers pass their road tests, but clearly, the city needs to crack down on the Douchebag portion of the exam. Here we see two grown men fighting, with their matching cars, over a parking spot recently vacated by a taxi. [ more › ]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gothamist


  1. "Spain is now the great favourite," he wrote in El Periodico de Catalunya on Thursday. "Del Bosque's team has grown in strength and finds itself in the final at the top of its game. Yesterday evening Germany, which put on a display against...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Johan Cruyff Source: ESPN

  2. He added: "Having grown up in Mississippi, Bob has a deep appreciation and affinity for the Gulf Coast and believes deeply in BP's commitment to restore the region."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: Financial Times

  3. "I am concerned that the department has grown lax in how we engage with the media," Gates wrote.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source:

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