meaning of grow

1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter into the living organism; -- said of animals and vegetables and their organs.
To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.
To spring up and come to matturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries.
To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale.
To become attached of fixed; to adhere.
To cause to grow; to cultivate; to produce; as, to grow a crop; to grow wheat, hops, or tobacco.
come to have or undergo a change of physical features and attributes; "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed ">breasts"

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