grow

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grow is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
grow

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
grow

Third person singular
grows

Simple past
grew

Past participle
grown

Present participle
growing

  1. (intransitive) When things grow they get bigger or change in other ways over time.
    In time, the boy grew into a man.
    Every day I grow better and better.
    The little seed has grown into a big tree.
  2. (transitive) When you grow something, you help it stay alive and get bigger.
    I grow flowers in my garden.