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 grown grown

adj

  • () (of animals) fully developed  ( big, fully grown, grownup, adult, full-grown, grown )
    (of animals) fully developed
     an adult animal
    an adult animal
     a grown woman
    a grown woman


  •  grow grow

    verb

  • () pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become  ( turn, grow )
    pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
     The weather turned nasty
    The weather turned nasty
     She grew angry
    She grew angry
  • () become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain  ( grow )
    become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
     The problem grew too large for me
    The problem grew too large for me
     Her business grew fast
    Her business grew fast
  • () increase in size by natural process  ( grow )
    increase in size by natural process
     Corn doesn't grow here
    Corn doesn't grow here
     In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees
    In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees
     her hair doesn't grow much anymore
    her hair doesn't grow much anymore
  • () cause to grow or develop  ( grow )
    cause to grow or develop
     He grows vegetables in his backyard
    He grows vegetables in his backyard
  • () develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation  ( maturate, mature, grow )
    develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
     He matured fast
    He matured fast
     The child grew fast
    The child grew fast
  • () come into existence; take on form or shape  ( uprise, rise, grow, spring up, originate, develop, arise )
    come into existence; take on form or shape
     A new religious movement originated in that country
    A new religious movement originated in that country
     a love that sprang up from friendship
    a love that sprang up from friendship
     the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    the idea for the book grew out of a short story
     An interesting phenomenon uprose
    An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • () come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)  ( produce, acquire, grow, get, develop )
    come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
     He grew a beard
    He grew a beard
     The patient developed abdominal pains
    The patient developed abdominal pains
     I got funny spots all over my body
    I got funny spots all over my body
     Well-developed breasts
    Well-developed breasts
  • () cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques  ( farm, grow, produce, raise )
    cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
     The Bordeaux region produces great red wines
    The Bordeaux region produces great red wines
     They produce good ham in Parma
    They produce good ham in Parma
     We grow wheat here
    We grow wheat here
     We raise hogs here
    We raise hogs here
  • () grow emotionally or mature  ( develop, grow )
    grow emotionally or mature
     The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten
    The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten
     When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior
    When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior
  • become attached by or as if by the process of growth  ( grow )
    become attached by or as if by the process of growth
     The tree trunks had grown together
    The tree trunks had grown together