I hope that we can understand our differences, and grow together.
He went largely into defensive mode from the first bell, seemingly with the hope of letting Klitschko grow fatigued.
Downsize wants to grow by opening gyms under its own name and ownership, rather than selling franchises and licenses.
This miniaturized gym routine enabled the scientists to grow usable quantities of bovine muscle—otherwise known as beef.
We have taken strides to grow with our customers and listen to their needs.
The plough looks a bit glum, but she'll grow to like us presently.
Authors, like coins, grow dear as they grow old; It is the rust we value, not the gold.
I think it necessary to refrain from doing so, but sometimes I grow forgetful.
Must she grow into an old woman without a single romance in her life?
You'll make a nice feller when you grow up, 'fraid of your own shadow!
Old English growan (of plants) "to grow, flourish, increase, develop, get bigger" (class VII strong verb; past tense greow, past participle growen), from Proto-Germanic *gro- (cf. Old Norse groa, Old Frisian groia, Dutch groeien, Old High German gruoen), from PIE root *ghre- (see grass). Applied in Middle English to human beings (c.1300) and animals (early 15c.) and their parts, supplanting Old English weaxan (see wax (v.)).
Have you ever heard anything about God, Topsy? ... Do you know who made you?" "Nobody, as I knows on," said the child. ... "I spect I grow'd. Don't think nobody never made me." [Harriet B. Stowe, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," 1851]
v. grew (grōō), grown (grōn), grow·ing, grows
To increase in size by a natural process.
To develop and reach maturity.
To be capable of growth; thrive.