1. pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

Similar word(s): turn

Definition categories: change

2. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Definition categories: change, increase

3. increase in size by natural process

- Corn doesn't grow here

- In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees

- her hair doesn't grow much anymore

Definition categories: change, develop

4. cause to grow or develop

- He grows vegetables in his backyard

Definition categories: change, develop

5. develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

Similar word(s): maturate, mature

Definition categories: change, develop

6. come into existence; take on form or shape

Similar word(s): arise, develop, originate, rise, uprise

Definition categories: stative, become

7. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

- We grow wheat here

Similar word(s): farm, produce, raise

Definition categories: creation, cultivate

8. come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

Similar word(s): acquire, develop, get, produce

Definition categories: body, change

9. grow emotionally or mature

Similar word(s): develop

Definition categories: change

10. become attached by or as if by the process of growth

- The tree trunks had grown together

Definition categories: change

Sentences with grow as a verb:

- Children grow quickly.

- A long tail began to grow from his backside.

- He grows peppers and squash each summer in his garden.

- Have you ever grown your hair before?

- You have grown strong.