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Main Entry: grow
Pronunciation: primarystressgromacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): grew /primarystressgrü/; grown /primarystressgromacrn/; grow·ing
1 a : to spring up and develop to maturity b : to be able to grow in some place or situation <rice grows in water> c : to take on some relation through or as if through growth <a tree with limbs grown together>
2 : 1INCREASE 1, expand <the city is growing rapidly> <grows in wisdom>
3 : ORIGINATE 2 <the project grew out of a mere suggestion>
4 a : to pass into a condition : BECOME <grew pale> b : to have an increasing influence <habits grow on you>
5 : to cause to grow : CULTIVATE, RAISE <grow wheat>
- grow·er /primarystressgromacr(-schwa)r/ noun

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