Translation of "grow" - English-French dictionary

grow

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

(of plants) to develop

pousser
Carrots grow well in this soil.

to become bigger, longer etc

grandir
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

devenir
Your daughter has grown into a beautiful woman.

to become

devenir
It’s growing dark.
grower noun

a person who grows (plants etc)

producteur/-trice
a tomato grower.
grown adjective

adult

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

the act or process of growing, increasing, developing etc

croissance
the growth of trade unionism.

something that has grown

pousse
a week’s growth of beard.

the amount by which something grows

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

something unwanted which grows

excroissance
a cancerous growth.
grown-up noun

an adult.

adulte
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.

(Translation of “grow” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)