Translation of "grow" - English-Italian dictionary


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

A2 to become bigger or taller as time passes

Children grow very quickly. I bambini crescono molto rapidamente.

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

crescere, coltivare
These plants grow well in sandy soil. Queste piante crescono bene nel terreno sabbioso.

B1 to increase

The problem grows every year. Il problema aumenta ogni anno.

to become

We’ve grown older. Siamo invecchiati.

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

(far) crescere, allungarsi

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “grow” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)