What is grow?

  • (verb): Pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become.
    Synonyms: turn
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on grow, grows:

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 Lavandulifolia
... Salvia lavandulifolia grows one foot tall and wide, with a reclining habit and narrow, lanceolate, whitish-gray evergreen leaves that are less than ... 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 ...
Grow, Texas - Education
... Grow is served by the Guthrie Common School District. ...
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 ... They produce grey spore masses and grey-yellow reverse pigments when they grow as colonies ...
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 ...

More definitions of "grow":

  • (verb): Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
    Example: "We grow wheat here"
    Synonyms: raise, farm, produce
  • (verb): Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
    Synonyms: develop, produce, get, acquire
  • (verb): Cause to grow or develop.
    Example: "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
  • (verb): Become attached by or as if by the process of growth.
    Example: "The tree trunks had grown together"
  • (verb): Increase in size by natural process.
    Example: "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
  • (verb): Become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain.
    Example: "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
  • (verb): Grow emotionally or mature.
    Synonyms: develop
  • (verb): Develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation.
    Synonyms: mature, maturate

Famous quotes containing the word grow:

    The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)

    As we grow older, we increase in folly—and in wisdom.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    If the British prose style is Churchillian, America is the tobacco auctioneer, the barker; Runyon, Lardner, W.W., the traveling salesman who can sell the world the Brooklyn Bridge every day, can put anything over on you and convince you that tomatoes grow at the South Pole.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)