Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
(of a person or animal) to increase in size and develop physically
We stop growing once we reach maturity.
Sinonimi
,
fill out
,
get bigger
,
get taller
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to increase in size or degree
An inoperable tumour was growing in his brain.
Sinonimi
get bigger
,
spread
The sense of fear is spreading in residential neighbourhoods.
,
swell
The limbs swell to an enormous size.
,
extend
They have added three new products to extend their range.
,
stretch
an artificial reef stretching the length of the coast
,
expand
Water expands as it freezes.
,
widen
He had an operation to widen an artery in his heart.
,
enlarge
The glands in the neck may enlarge.
,
multiply
Her new job has multiplied the demands on her time.
,
(verbo ) 
Definition
(of a plant) to exist and increase in size
The station had roses growing at each end of the platform.
Sinonimi
spring up
New theatres and arts centres sprang up all over the country.
,
shoot up
Sales shot up by 9% last month.
,
develop
Children develop at different rates.
, ,
sprout
Leaf-shoots were beginning to sprout on the hawthorn.
,
germinate
Some seed varieties germinate very quickly.
,
(verbo ) 
Definition
to produce (a plant) by planting seeds, bulbs, or cuttings, and looking after it
I always grow a few red onions in my allotment.
Sinonimi
cultivate
She cultivated a small garden of her own.
,
produce
The plant produces sweet fruit with deep red flesh.
,
raise
They raise 2,000 acres of wheat and hay.
,
farm
They had farmed the same land for generations.
,
breed
He lived alone, breeding horses and dogs.
,
nurture
The modern conservatory is not an environment for nurturing plants.
,
propagate
The easiest way to propagate a vine is to take cuttings.
(verbo ) 
Definition
to become increasingly as specified
He's growing old.
Sinonimi
become
After leaving school, he became a professional footballer.
,
get
The boys were getting bored.
,
turn
The police think that things could turn nasty.
,
come to be
(verbo ) 
Definition
to originate or develop
The idea for this book grew out of conversations with Philippa Brewster.
Sinonimi
originate
The dish originated in North Africa.
,
spring
The art springs from the country's Muslim heritage.
,
arise
if a problem arises later in pregnancy
, ,
issue
A tinny voice issued from a speaker.
(verbo ) 
The economy continues to grow.
Sinonimi
improve
The weather is beginning to improve.
,
advance
The country has advanced from a rural society to an industrial power.
,
progress
He came round to see how our work was progressing.
,
succeed
the skills and qualities needed to succeed
, ,
thrive
Today his company continues to thrive.
,
flourish
The plant is flourishing particularly well.
,
prosper
The high street banks continue to prosper.

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of advance
The country has advanced from a rural society to an industrial power.
in the sense of arise
Definition
to come into notice
if a problem arises later in pregnancy
Sinonimi
set in,
come to light,
crop up (informal),
come into being,
in the sense of breed
Definition
to produce new or improved strains of (domestic animals and plants)
He lived alone, breeding horses and dogs.
Sinonimi
look after,
care for,
bring up,

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