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grown

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adjective \ˈgrōn\

Simple Definition of grown

  • : no longer a child

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of grown

  1. 1 :  fully grown :  mature <grown men and women>

  2. 2 :  covered or surrounded with vegetation <land well grown with trees>

  3. 3 a :  cultivated or produced in a specified way or locality —used in combination <shade-grown tobacco> b :  overgrown with —used in combination <a weed-grown patio>

Examples of grown in a sentence

  1. It's a job that requires a grown man.

  2. <a field lavishly grown with poppies>



1645

First Known Use of grown

1645

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms


GROWN Defined for Kids

grown

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adjective \ˈgrōn\

Definition of grown for Students

  1. :  having reached full growth :  mature





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