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[ groh ]
/ groʊ /
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verb (used without object), grew [groo], /gru/, grown [grohn], /groʊn/, grow·ing [groh-ing]. /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/.

verb (used with object), grew [groo], /gru/, grown [grohn], /groʊn/, grow·ing [groh-ing]. /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/.

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Idioms for grow

    grow a pair, Slang: Vulgar. pair1 (def. 23).

Origin of grow

First recorded before 900; Middle English growen, Old English grōwan; cognate with Dutch groeien, Old High German grouwan, Old Norse grōa

OTHER WORDS FROM grow

grow·a·ble, adjectivere·grow, verb, re·grew, re·grown, re·grow·ing.

Definition for grow (2 of 2)

Grow
[ groh ]
/ groʊ /

noun

Ga·lu·sha Aaron [guh-loo-shuh], /gəˈlu ʃə/, 1822–1907, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1861–63.
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British Dictionary definitions for grow

grow
/ (ɡrəʊ) /

verb grows, growing, grew (ɡruː) or grown (ɡrəʊn)

Word Origin for grow

Old English grōwan; related to Old Norse grōa, Old Frisian grōia, Old High German gruoen; see green, grass
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Medical definitions for grow

grow
[ grō ]

v.

To increase in size by a natural process.
To develop and reach maturity.
To be capable of growth; thrive.
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Idioms and Phrases with grow

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