Definition of 'grow'

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Example sentences containing 'grow'

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The business grew from a love of the land. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To balance growing the business with financial security for my family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To do so would be to join a growing trend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a company moving from the investment phase into growing profits in the coming years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This destructive competition will continue as long as human numbers are growing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Just imagine if your hair or fingernails grew that fast! Smithsonian Mag (2017)There is also the growing feeling that his tactics have been worked out. The Sun (2017)And 30 per cent of producers said they planned to use exports to grow. The Sun (2016)So for us to grow our sales by 4 per cent was a good result. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You meet via a local campaign with mutual liking quickly growing to love. The Sun (2012)These two are gradually growing on me. The Sun (2015)Knowledge of this issue has grown rapidly and remains central to the success of leukaemia treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thus proving business can grow fast and in a sustainable way. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now the company is growing and its profits are climbing. Kiam, Victor Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986) Sales have grown year on year over the past five years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The hair has grown too long and is wilted. Bachmann, Susan (editor) & Barth, Melinda Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)He has also grown and matured as a player. The Sun (2014)There is no incentive to grow something the consumer likes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two winter plum trees grow beside my door. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)They may still be growing up in public but their progress is clearly worth watching. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We have then to be willing to change and to grow. Bethune, Helen Positive Parent Power (1991)Not once has one said there were no plans to grow the size of the church. Christianity Today (2000)You both say you are just friends but love is growing. The Sun (2008)The project needs to grow gradually so the software can be strengthened along the way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a working document that you can change and add to as the business grows. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is thought profits and sales have grown significantly since then. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She said that the number of bears was growing rapidly in the area because of restrictions on hunting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Small garden plots next to the farmhouses would have been used for growing herbs and vegetables and possibly for keeping chickens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The problem is that growing numbers are not treating this as entertainment and finding it impossible to divorce fantasy from reality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Restaurants want to have that string to that bow because it's a growing trend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's all part of a growing trend to pay for your food upfront. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since then, sales have grown rapidly and profits have kept pace. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This use has grown throughout the 1980s. Tom Cannon Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)

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Translations for 'grow'

British English: grow /ɡrəʊ/ VERB
hair When you grow something, you cause it to develop or increase in size or length.
I always grow a few red onions.
  • American English: grow
  • Arabic: يُنَمِّي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cultivar
  • Chinese: 生长
  • Croatian: uzgajati
  • Czech: pěstovat
  • Danish: dyrke
  • Dutch: kweken
  • European Spanish: cultivar
  • Finnish: kasvattaa kasveja
  • French: cultiver
  • German: anpflanzen
  • Greek: καλλιεργώ
  • Italian: coltivare
  • Japanese: 育てる
  • Korean: 재배하다
  • Norwegian: gro
  • Polish: urosnąć
  • European Portuguese: cultivar
  • Romanian: a cultiva
  • Russian: растить
  • Latin American Spanish: cultivar
  • Swedish: odla
  • Thai: ปลูก ทำให้เจริญเติบโต
  • Turkish: yetiştirmek
  • Ukrainian: вирощувати
  • Vietnamese: trồng
British English: grow /ɡrəʊ/ VERB
person, hair When something or someone grows, they develop and increase in size or intensity.
All children grow at different rates.
  • American English: grow
  • Arabic: يَنْمو
  • Brazilian Portuguese: crescer
  • Chinese: 生长
  • Croatian: rasti
  • Czech: růst
  • Danish: vokse
  • Dutch: groeien
  • European Spanish: crecer
  • Finnish: kasvaa
  • French: grandir
  • German: aufwachsen
  • Greek: μεγαλώνω
  • Italian: crescere
  • Japanese: 成長する
  • Korean: 성장하다
  • Norwegian: vokse
  • Polish: urosnąć
  • European Portuguese: crescer
  • Romanian: a crește
  • Russian: развиваться
  • Latin American Spanish: crecer
  • Swedish: växa
  • Thai: เติบโต งอกงาม
  • Turkish: büyümek
  • Ukrainian: рости
  • Vietnamese: lớn lên


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