grow translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "grow" - English-French dictionary


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 adult
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.
(Definition of grow from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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