Definition of grow wild
: to grow naturally without being planted or cared for by humans The flowers grow wild along the highway.
Word by Word Definitions
: to spring up and develop to maturity
: to be able to grow in some place or situation
: to assume some relation through or as if through a process of natural growth
: living in a state of nature and not ordinarily tame or domesticated
: growing or produced without human aid or care
: related to or resembling a corresponding cultivated or domesticated organism
: a sparsely inhabited or uncultivated region or tract : wilderness
: a wild, free, or natural state or existence
: in a wild manner: such as
: without regulation or control
: off an intended or expected course
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