What is grow?

  • (verb): Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
    Example: "We grow wheat here"
    Synonyms: raise, farm, produce
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grow, grows:

Grow, Texas - Education
... Grow is served by the Guthrie Common School District. ...
Salvia Lavandulifolia
... Salvia lavandulifolia grows one foot tall and wide, with a reclining habit and narrow, lanceolate, whitish-gray evergreen leaves that are less than 2 ... The leaves grow opposite each other on the stem and appear to grow in bunches ... The 1 inch long pale lavender flowers grow on short inflorescences, blooming for about one month in late spring and early summer ...
Trichocyte (algae)
... Trichocyte in algae are cells which grow on the outside of the thallus, from which hairs grow ... In algae, trichocytes grow principally over the summer their growth is mediated by water temperature and day length ...
Salvia Glechomifolia
... The leaves reflect light, grow on short stems from 1.5-2 ft, and appear to grow in widely spaced whorls ... The 1 in flowers grow in unevenly spaced whorls, typically with less than 12 flowers in each whorl, giving the overall effect of daintiness ...
Streptomyces Griseus - Physiology and Morphology
... they grow best at alkaline pH values ... Although these organisms grow in a wide pH range (from 5 to 11), they show a growth optimum at pH 9 ... produce grey spore masses and grey-yellow reverse pigments when they grow as colonies ...

More definitions of "grow":

  • (verb): Pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become.
    Synonyms: turn
  • (verb): Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
    Synonyms: develop, produce, get, acquire
  • (verb): Become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain.
    Example: "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
  • (verb): Cause to grow or develop.
    Example: "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
  • (verb): Increase in size by natural process.
    Example: "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
  • (verb): Become attached by or as if by the process of growth.
    Example: "The tree trunks had grown together"
  • (verb): Develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation.
    Synonyms: mature, maturate
  • (verb): Grow emotionally or mature.
    Synonyms: develop

Famous quotes containing the word grow:

    A leaf that is supposed to grow is full of wrinkles and creases before it develops; if one doesn’t have the patience and wants the leaf to be as smooth as a willow leaf from the start, then there is a problem.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    Our roots are in the dark; the earth is our country. Why did we look up for blessing—instead of around, and down? What hope we have lies there. Not in the sky full of orbiting spy-eyes and weaponry, but in the earth we have looked down upon. Not from above, but from below. Not in the light that blinds, but in the dark that nourishes, where human beings grow human souls.
    Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929)

    ... the mass migrations now habitual in our nation are disastrous to the family and to the formation of individual character. It is impossible to create a stable society if something like a third of our people are constantly moving about. We cannot grow fine human beings, any more than we can grow fine trees, if they are constantly torn up by the roots and transplanted ...
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)