Textual thesaurus for "grow"

(verb) get, acquire, produce, develop

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

(verb) turn

pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

The weather turned nasty; She grew angry

(verb) maturate, mature

develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

He matured fast; The child grew fast

(verb) develop

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

(verb) produce, raise, farm

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

(verb) arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise

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