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Translation of "grow" - English-German dictionary

grow

verb /ɡrəu/ ( past tense grew /ɡruː/, past participle grown)
(of plants) to develop wachsen Carrots grow well in this soil.
to become bigger, longer etc wachsen My hair has grown too long Our friendship grew as time went on.
to cause or allow to grow wachsen lassen He has grown a beard.
(with into) to change into, in becoming mature sich entwickeln Your daughter has grown into a beautiful woman.
to become werden It’s growing dark.
grower noun
a person who grows (plants etc) der Züchter a tomato grower.
grown adjective
adult erwachsen a grown man These deer are fully grown.
growth // noun
the act or process of growing, increasing, developing etc das Wachsen the growth of trade unionism.
something that has grown der Wuchs a week’s growth of beard.
the amount by which something grows die Zunahme We measured the growth of the plant over a two-week period.
something unwanted which grows die Wucherung a cancerous growth.
grown-up noun
an adult. der/die Erwachsene
grown-up adjective
mature; adult; fully grown erwachsen Her children are grown up now a grown-up daughter.
grow on
to gradually become liked ans Herz wachsen I didn’t like the painting at first, but it has grown on me.
grow up
to become an adult (heran)wachsen I’m going to be an train driver when I grow up.
(Definition of grow from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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