Traducción de "grow" - Diccionario inglés-español

grow

verb uk /ɡrəʊ/ us /ɡroʊ/ past tense grew, past participle grown

A2 to become bigger or taller as time passes

crecer
Children grow very quickly.

A2 If a plant grows, or you grow it, it develops from a seed to a full plant.

crecer, cultivar
These plants grow well in sandy soil.

B1 to increase

crecer
The problem grows every year.

to become

hacerse
We’ve grown older.

B1 If your hair or nails grow, or if you grow them, they get longer.

crecer, dejar crecer

Frases verbales

(Traducción de "grow" de Diccionario de Cambridge inglés-español © Cambridge University Press)

grow

verb /ɡrəu/ (past tense grew /ɡruː/, past participle grown)

(of plants) to develop

crecer
Carrots grow well in this soil.

to become bigger, longer etc

crecer
My hair has grown too long
Our friendship grew as time went on.

to cause or allow to grow

dejarse
He has grown a beard.

(with into) to change into, in becoming mature

hacerse, convertirse en
Your daughter has grown into a beautiful woman.

to become

hacerse
It’s growing dark.
grower noun

a person who grows (plants etc)

cultivador
a tomato grower.
grown adjective

adult

adulto
a grown man
These deer are fully grown.
growth // noun

the act or process of growing, increasing, developing etc

crecimiento, desarrollo
the growth of trade unionism.

something that has grown

crecimiento, salida (de pelo); (of beard) barba
a week’s growth of beard.

the amount by which something grows

crecimiento
We measured the growth of the plant over a two-week period.

something unwanted which grows

tumor
a cancerous growth.
grown-up noun

an adult.

adulto
All children must be accompanied by a grown-up.
grown-up adjective

mature; adult; fully grown

adulto, grande, mayor
Her children are grown up now
a grown-up daughter.
grow on phrasal verb

to gradually become liked

gustar cada vez más, llegar a gustar, terminar gustando
I didn’t like the painting at first, but it has grown on me.
grow up phrasal verb

to become an adult

crecer, hacerse mayor
I’m going to be an train driver when I grow up.

(Traducción de "grow" de PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)