Definition of grown
1 : fully grown : mature grown men and women
2 : covered or surrounded with vegetation land well grown with trees
3a : cultivated or produced in a specified way or locality —used in combination shade-grown tobaccob : overgrown with —used in combination a weed-grown patio
Examples of grown in a Sentence
It's a job that requires a grown man.
a field lavishly grown with poppies
Recent Examples of grown from the Web
That meant parting with Jose's grown son, their community of friends and their beloved home of eight years.
The shooting Mother, father, and son were still together in the same house, even though Lanny and Donna’s marriages were long over by that point, and Radley was a grown man with his own daughter.
Who wants to see a grown man dressed like a toddler?
When home-grown terrorists attacked London subway and bus lines in 2005, some blamed Britain's involvement in the Iraq war.
But only animals small enough to fit beneath the seat are allowed: A cat, a rabbit, or a Maltese is fine; a full-grown Labrador isn’t.
During the national anthem, my family and I peered a section over and saw a grown man -- certainly affected by the damage – with his face saturated in tears until he was comforted by a neighbor seated a row below him.
His inner circle is famously small, consisting of longtime allies and his grown children, and his first key West Wing hires — chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Stephen Bannon — bring no policy experience to their new roles.
Containing the risk of lab-grown diamonds is crucial for De Beers owner Anglo American PLC.
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First Known Use of grown
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Definition of grown for English Language Learners
: no longer a child
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