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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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