grow Idioms & Phrases


fast-growing

  • adjective satellite tending to spread quickly
    aggressive; fast-growing.
    • an aggressive tumor
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flat-growing

  • adjective satellite of plants that grow relatively low to the ground
    ground-hugging; flat-growing.
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full-grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    grown; full-grown; big; adult; grownup.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman
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Full"-grown` adjective

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  1. Having reached the limits of growth; mature. "Full-grown wings." Lowell.
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fully grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    grown; full-grown; big; adult; grownup.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman
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grass-grown

Grass"-grown` adjective

Definitions
  1. Overgrown with grass; as, a grass-grown road.
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grow over

  • verb grow beyond or across
    overgrow.
    • The ivy overgrew the patio
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grow up

  • verb become an adult
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Growing cell, or Growing slide

  • a device for preserving alive a minute object in water continually renewed, in a manner to permit its growth to be watched under the microscope.
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growing pains

  • noun pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
  • noun emotional distress arising during adolescence
  • noun problems that arise in enlarging an enterprise (especially in the early stages)
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growing season

  • noun the season during which a crop grows best
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Grown over

  • covered with a growth.
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liver-grown

Liv"er-grown` adjective

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  1. Having an enlarged liver. Dunglison.
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low-growing

  • adjective satellite of plants that grow relatively low to the ground
    ground-hugging; flat-growing.
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lung-grown

Lung"-grown` adjective

Definitions
  1. (Med.) Having lungs that adhere to the pleura.
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make grow

  • verb cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
    develop.
    • The perfect climate here develops the grain
    • He developed a new kind of apple
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moss-grown

  • adjective satellite overgrown with moss
    mossy.
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; mossy; stodgy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life
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Moss"-grown` adjective

Definitions
  1. Overgrown with moss.
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strong-growing

  • adjective satellite tending to spread quickly
    aggressive; fast-growing.
    • an aggressive tumor
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tall-growing

  • adjective satellite (of plants) having tall spindly stems
    leggy.
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To grow out of

  • to issue from, as plants from the soil, or as a branch from the main stem; to result from.
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To grow together

  • to close and adhere; to become united by growth, as flesh or the bark of a tree severed. Howells.
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To grow up

  • to arrive at full stature or maturity; as, grown up children.
  • to grow to maturity.
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