grow /grəʊ/ verb (past tense grew, past participle grown)
DEVELOP [I] › to develop and become bigger or taller as time passes: Children grow very quickly. PLANT [I, T] › If a plant grows, or you grow it, it develops from a seed to a full plant: These shrubs grow well in sandy soil. INCREASE [I] › to increase: The number of people living alone grows each year.
grow tired/old/calm, etc › to gradually become tired/old/calm, etc: He grew bored of the countryside. The music grew louder and louder.
HAIR [I, T] › If your hair or nails grow, or if you grow them, they get longer: Mandy wants to grow her hair long.