grow / groʊ /


grow3 个定义

v. 无主动词 verb

grew [groo], /gru/, grown [grohn], /groʊn/, grow·ing [groh-ing]. /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/.

  1. to increase by natural development, as any living organism or part by assimilation of nutriment; increase in size or substance.
  2. to form and increase in size by a process of inorganic accretion, as by crystallization.
  3. to arise or issue as a natural development from an original happening, circumstance, or source: Our friendship grew from common interests.
v. 有主动词 verb

grew [groo], /gru/, grown [grohn], /groʊn/, grow·ing [groh-ing]. /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/.

  1. to cause to grow: They grow corn.
  2. to allow to grow: to grow a beard.
  3. to cover with a growth: a field grown with corn.
v. 动词组 verb
  1. grow into, to become large enough for: He'll grow into his brother's suits before become mature or experienced enough for: She grew into the job, although she wasn't qualified for it at first.
  2. grow on / upon to increase in influence or effect: An uneasy feeling grew upon him as he went through the old become gradually more liked or accepted by: a village by the sea that grows on one.
  3. grow out of, to become too large or mature for; outgrow: He has grown out of all his originate in; develop from: The plan grew out of a casual conversation.
  4. grow up, to be or become fully grown; attain mental or physical come into existence; arise: New cities grew up in the desert.

grow 近义词

v. 动词 verb

become larger, evolve


  • growing pains
  • grow into
  • grow on
  • grow out of
  • grow up
  • absence makes the heart grow fonder
  • let the grass grow under one's feet


  1. Between 1920 and 1980, it was one of the fastest-growing countries in the world.
  2. For as much as streaming has grown, traditional TV has remained the dominant medium among audiences and advertisers.
  3. In recent weeks, every day has been growing compared to the previous day.
  4. Oracle just reported that its quarterly cloud services and licensing revenue grew 2% to almost $7 billion.
  5. The millions of people moving north will mostly head to the cities of the Northeast and Northwest, which will see their populations grow by roughly 10%, according to one model.
  6. We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
  7. Any plans to grow her exercise movement must, she insists, remain “completely organic.”
  8. The genetic material can grow quickly, but are typically riddled with errors or defects.
  9. He felt his body grow limp (like one of those high-speed films of a flower wilting).
  10. All of my stories are about people trying hard not to grow up.
  11. It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.
  12. Of course it is only the hardiest Ferns which can be expected to grow well in the town garden.
  13. In such conditions many kinds which do not flourish very freely in the open garden, grow into handsome specimens.
  14. The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
  15. “I hope he will grow up to be a true comfort to you, M. Pujol,” said Miss Janet.