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To increase in size, number, strenght or quality
Fears are growing for the safety of a teenager who disappeared a week ago.
The performance improved as their confidence grew.
in sth: The family has grown in size recently.
Grow (of person/animal)
To become bigger or taller and develop into an adult
You´ve grown since the last time I saw you!
Grow (of plant)
To exist and develop in a particular place; to make plants grow
The region is too dry for plants to grow
grow sth: I didn´t know they grew rice in France. I grew all these flowers from one packet of seeds
Grow (of hair/nails)
To become longer, to allow sth to become longer by not cutting it
I `ve decided to let my hair grow
grow sth: I`ve decided to grow my hair.
I didn`t recognize him - he´s grown a beard
To begin to have a particular quality or feeling over a period of time
To grow old/bored/calm
As time went on he grew more and more impatient
Grow (to do sth)
To gradually begin to do sth
I`m sure you`ll grow to like her in time
He grew to understand her reasons for leaving
Grow (develop skills)
grow as sth (of a person) to develop and improve particular qualities or skills
She continues to grow as an artist
A secure background will help a child to grow emotionally
grow sth To increase the size, quality or number of sth
We are trying to grow the business
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
IDM Used to say that when you are away from sb that you love, you love them even more
It/Money doesn't grow on trees
IDM Used to tell sb not to use sth or spend money carelessly because you do not have a lot of it
Not let the grass grow under your feet
IDM To not delay in getting things done