Translation of "grow" - English-Japanese dictionary


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

A2 to become bigger or taller as time passes

成長する, 大きくなる
Children grow very quickly.

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

(植物が)育つ, (植物)を育てる
These plants grow well in sandy soil.

B1 to increase

増える, 増大する
The problem grows every year.

to become

We’ve grown older.

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


Phrasal verb(s)

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