Definition of grow

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • grow is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • grow is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • grow is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of grow


  • pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. turn
  • develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. maturate
    2. mature
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. acquire
    2. develop
    3. get
    4. produce
  • come into existence; take on form or shape (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. arise
    2. develop
    3. originate
    4. rise
    5. spring up
    6. uprise
  • cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques (verb)

    Examples

    1. We grow wheat here

    Synonyms

    1. farm
    2. produce
    3. raise
  • grow emotionally or mature (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. develop
  • become attached by or as if by the process of growth (verb)

    Examples

    1. The tree trunks had grown together
  • become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain (verb)
  • cause to grow or develop (verb)

    Examples

    1. He grows vegetables in his backyard
  • increase in size by natural process (verb)

    Examples

    1. Corn doesn't grow here
    2. In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees
    3. her hair doesn't grow much anymore

See definition of grow in Merriam Webster

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