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growth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of growth

  1. 1 an abnormal mass of tissue found a growth on the dog's neck under her collar Synonyms of growth excrescence, excrescency, lump, neoplasm, tumor Words Related to growth outgrowth; cancer, carcinoma, lymphoma, malignancy, melanoma, polyp; cyst, tubercle, wart

  2. 2 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced the growth of the gambling industry into an economic mainstay in some locations Synonyms of growth elaboration, evolution, expansion, development, progress, progressionWords Related to growth advancement, betterment, improvement, perfection, refinement; incubation, maturation, maturing, ripening; blossoming, flourishing, flowering; addition, augmentation, enhancement, supplementation; emergence, evolvement, metamorphosisNear Antonyms of growth backslide, lapse, relapse; decadence, decay, decaying, declension, declination, decline, degeneracy, degeneration, degradation, descent, deterioration, devaluation, downfall, downgrade, ebbing, falling, weakeningAntonyms of growth regress, regression, retrogression, reversion

  3. 3 the process of becoming mature her reflections and mature behavior certainly demonstrate just how much emotional growth took place last summer Synonyms of growth development, maturation, maturing, ripeningWords Related to growth blossoming, flourishing, flowering; mellowing, softening; evolution, evolvement, expansion, progression; coming-of-age, maturityNear Antonyms of growth decadence, decay, decaying, declension, decline, declining, degeneration, descent, deterioration; ebbing, fading, shriveling (or shrivelling), waning, wilting, withering; death, decease, demise, dying, end, exit, expiration, expiring, expiry, perishing; regression, retrogression, reversion



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