Translation of "grow" - English-Portuguese dictionary

grow

verb uk /ɡrəʊ/ (past tense grew, past participle grown)

A2 to become bigger or taller as time passes

crescer
Children grow very quickly.

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

crescer, cultivar
These plants grow well in sandy soil.

B1 to increase

crescer
The problem grows every year.

to become

tornar-se
We’ve grown older.

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

(deixar) crescer

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