Übersetzung von “grow” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbgrow /groʊ/ ( pt grew pp grown )
intransitive to become taller
grandir , pousser

as the baby/plant/kitten grew bigger
comme le bébé grandissait / la plante poussait / le chaton grandissait

The tree grew to be 60 feet tall.
L'arbre poussa jusqu'à atteindre 18 mètres.
intransitive to increase in size or amount
croître , augmenter , progresser

Her confidence was growing.
Son assurance augmentait.

The company grew by 10% last year.
La société a progressé de 10% l'année dernière.
transitive to put seeds in the ground to produce plants
cultiver , faire pousser

They grew bananas here.
Ils cultivaient des bananes ici.
intransitive (of a plant) to develop in a particular place

The cactus grows in sandy soil.
Le cactus pousse dans un sol sablonneux.
intransitive (of hair and nails) to become longer

How fast does your hair grow?
A quelle vitesse tes cheveux poussent-ils?
to gradually become

Voters are growing tired of the arguments.
Les électeurs commencent à se lasser des débats.

It was growing cold.
Il commençait à faire froid.

as we grow older
en vieillissant
intransitive to become a more mature person

Living abroad helped me to grow as a person.
Vivre à l'étranger m'a aidé à évoluer en tant que personne.
transitive to increase the size of a company, department, etc.

their failed attempt to grow the business
leur tentative infructueuse pour développer l'entreprise

grow apart

verb phrasalgrow apart [ ˈgroʊ əˈpɑrt ]
(of two people) to gradually stop being emotionally connected
s'éloigner l'un/une de l'autre

They had grown apart over the years.
Ils s'étaient éloignés l'un de l'autre au fil des années.

grow back

verb phrasalgrow back [ ˈgroʊ ˈbæk ]
to grow again after being cut off or damaged
(faire) repousser

The lizard can grow its tail back.
Le lézard peut faire repousser sa queue.

Your nail will grow back.
Ton ongle va repousser.

grow into

verb phrasalgrow into [ ˈgroʊ ˌɪntu, ˌɪntə ]
to develop to be a particular type of adult

He had grown into a strong young man.
Il était devenu un jeune homme robuste.
(of a child) to become big enough to fit into a piece of clothing
devenir assez grand pour mettre

You'll grow into that in a few months.
Tu seras assez grand pour mettre cela dans quelques mois.

grow on

verb phrasalgrow on [ ˈgroʊ ˌɒn, ˌɔn ]
to become more interesting or attractive to sb
plaire de plus en plus

I didn't like it at first, but it's growing on me.
Je n'aimais pas ça au début mais ça commence à me plaire de plus en plus.

grow out of

verb phrasalgrow out of [ 'groʊ ˈaʊt ˌʌv, əv ]
=outgrow; (of a child) to become too big for a piece of clothing
devenir trop grand pour

He's grown out of all his pants.
Il est devenu trop grand pour tous ses pantalons.
=outgrow; (of a child) to become older and stop behaving in a particular way
perdre l'habitude de

Don't worry, he'll grow out of it.
Ne t'inquiète pas, il va perdre cette habitude.
to develop from
naître de

The idea grew out of a trip to a chocolate factory.
L'idée est née d'une visite dans une chocolaterie.

grow up

verb phrasalgrow up [ ˈgroʊ ˈʌp ]
(of a child) to become older

I want to be a doctor when I grow up.
Je veux être médecin quand je serai grand.

She grew up in Minneapolis.
Elle a grandi à Minneapolis.
to become more mature
devenir adulte

He's grown up a lot in the past year.
Il est devenu beaucoup plus adulte au cours de l'année dernière.

(Übersetzung von “grow” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /ɡrəu/ (past tense grew /ɡruː/, past participle grown)

(of plants) to develop

Carrots grow well in this soil.

to become bigger, longer etc

My hair has grown too long
Our friendship grew as time went on.

to cause or allow to grow

laisser pousser
He has grown a beard.

(with into) to change into, in becoming mature

Your daughter has grown into a beautiful woman.

to become

It’s growing dark.
grower noun

a person who grows (plants etc)

a tomato grower.
grown adjective


a grown man
These deer are fully grown.
growth // noun

the act or process of growing, increasing, developing etc

the growth of trade unionism.

something that has grown

a week’s growth of beard.

the amount by which something grows

We measured the growth of the plant over a two-week period.

something unwanted which grows

a cancerous growth.
grown-up noun

an adult.

grown-up adjective

mature; adult; fully grown

grand, adulte
Her children are grown up now
a grown-up daughter.
grow on

to gradually become liked

finir par plaire
I didn’t like the painting at first, but it has grown on me.
grow up

to become an adult

devenir adulte
I’m going to be an train driver when I grow up.

(Übersetzung von “grow” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)