grow from

phrasal verb

grew from; grown from; growing from; grows from
: to come from or originate from (something)
The company grew from an idea he had in college.

Examples of grow from in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Between 2020 and 2023, the percentage of abortions obtained by patients traveling out of state grew from 9% to 17% nationwide, according to Guttmacher. Jonathan Shorman, Kansas City Star, 10 July 2024 And the percent of housing units with air conditioning in the San Francisco metro area has grown from 36% to 45% of homes in that time. Harriet Blair Rowan, The Mercury News, 6 July 2024 Authorities have issued dozens of evacuation orders throughout the day, some of them well within the Oroville city limits, as the wildfire grew from 15 acres to more than 2,100 acres (3.3 square miles) within six hours of its start. Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, 3 July 2024 Since then, the number of Thai restaurants outside Thailand has grown from 5,500 to more than 15,000, while, in the U.S. alone, the number has risen from 2,000 to 5,000. Isabelle Kliger, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for grow from 

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“Grow from.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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