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grow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grow

  1. 1 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care a dedicated home gardener who grows tomatoes in her small garden every summer Synonyms crop, cultivate, culture, dress, promote, raise, rear, tend Related Words breed, produce, propagate; plant, sow; gather, glean, harvest, reap; germinate, quicken, ripen, root, sprout Near Antonyms kill; dig, extirpate, pick, pluck, pull (up), uproot; cut, hay, mow

  2. 2 to become mature you've grown so much since we last saw each other Synonyms age, develop, mature, grow up, progress, ripenRelated Words mellow, soften; bloom, blossom, burgeon (also bourgeon), flourish, flower; open, unfold; advance, evolve; get along, get on, gray (also grey)Near Antonyms decay, decline, degenerate, deteriorate, sink, worsen; droop, dry, fade, flag, sag, shrivel, wane, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither; regress, retrogress, revert; backslide, lapse, return

  3. 3 to eventually have as a state or quality he will grow angry if we don't answer his question Synonyms come, get, go, become, run, turn, waxRelated Words alter, change, metamorphose, modify, mutate, transfigure, transform, transmuteNear Antonyms abide, be, continue, linger, remain, stay


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