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  • become attached by or as if by the process of growth
    • The tree trunks had grown together
  • grow emotionally or mature
    • 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
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
    • He grew a beard
    • The patient developed abdominal pains
    • I got funny spots all over my body
    • Well-developed breasts
  • cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
    • The Bordeaux region produces great red wines
    • They produce good ham in Parma
    • We grow wheat here
    • We raise hogs here
  • come into existence; take on form or shape
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    • He matured fast
    • The child grew fast
  • cause to grow or develop
    • He grows vegetables in his backyard
  • increase in size by natural process
    • Corn doesn't grow here
    • In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees
    • her hair doesn't grow much anymore
  • become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast
  • pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
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