grown

adjective \ ˈgrōn \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of grown

1 : fully grown : mature
  • grown men and women
2 : covered or surrounded with vegetation
  • land well grown with trees
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

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First Known Use of grown

1645

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GROWN Defined for English Language Learners

grown

adjective

Definition of grown for English Language Learners

  • : no longer a child


GROWN Defined for Kids

grown

adjective \ ˈgrōn \

Definition of grown for Students

: having reached full growth : mature


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