Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “grow”

See all translations

grow

verb (INCREASE)
增长
 
 
/ɡrəʊ/ US  /ɡroʊ/ (grew, grown)
[I or L or T] to increase in size or amount, or to become more advanced or developed
增多;增大;增强;增长;成长;长大
Children grow so quickly.
孩子们长得很快。
This plant grows best in the shade.
这种植物在背阴处长得最好。
She's grown three centimetres this year.
她今年长高了3厘米。
Football's popularity continues to grow.
足球运动越来越受欢迎。
The labour force is expected to grow by 2% next year.
劳动力人口明年预计会增长2%。
The male deer grows large branching horns called antlers.
雄鹿头上长着分岔的大角,即鹿角。
Increasing and intensifyingMaking progress and advancingBecoming betterBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
[I or T] If your hair or nails grow, or if you grow them, they become longer
(头发或指甲)长长,留长,蓄长
Lottie wants to grow her hair long.
洛蒂想留长头发。
Are you growing a beard?
你在留胡子吗?
Golly, your hair's grown!
天哪,你的头发长起来了!
Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingEnlarging and inflatingBecoming bigger
[I] If a plant grows in a particular place, it exists and develops there
(植物)(自然)生长
There were roses growing up against the wall of the cottage.
村舍墙边长着很多蔷薇,攀爬到了墙上。
Flowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants
[T] If you grow a plant, you put it in the ground and take care of it, usually in order to sell it
(通常指为了出售而)栽培,种植
The villagers grow coffee and maize to sell in the market.
村民们种植咖啡和玉米到市场上卖钱。
Gardening - general words
(Definition of grow verb (INCREASE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “grow” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More