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It Has 4 letters ( g r o w )         1 vowels ( o )         3 consonants ( g r w )         Word on the contrary worg

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _growen_, from Old English _grōwan_ (“to grow, increase, flourish, germinate”), from Proto-Germanic _*grōaną_ (“to grow, grow green”), from Proto-Indo-European _*gʰreh₁-_ (“to grow, become green”).

From Middle English growen, from Old English grōwan (to grow, increase, flourish, germinate), from Proto-Germanic *grōaną (to grow, grow green), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow, become green).

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ɡɹəʊ/, [ˈɡɹəʊ̯] * (US) IPA(key): /ɡɹoʊ/, [ˈɡɹoʊ̯] * Rhymes: -əʊ

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡɹəʊ/, [ˈɡɹəʊ̯]
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡɹoʊ/, [ˈɡɹoʊ̯]
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

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GROW (_third-person singular simple present_ GROWS, _present participle_ GROWING, _simple past_ GREW, _past participle_ GROWN) * (ergative) To become bigger. _Children GROW quickly._ * (intransitive) To appear or sprout. _Flowers GREW on the trees as summer approached._ _A long tail began to GROW from his backside._ * (transitive) To cause or allow something to become bigger, especially to cultivate plants. _He GROWS peppers and squash each summer in his garden._ _Have you ever GROWN your hair before?_ * (copulative) To assume a condition or quality over time. _The boy GREW wise as he matured._ _The town GREW smaller and smaller in the distance as we travelled._ _You have GROWN strong._ * (intransitive, obsolete) To become attached or fixed; to adhere. * Shakespeare Our knees shall kneel till to the ground they GROW. USAGE NOTES * _Growed_ is a slang or dialect inflection for the simple past and past participle. ANTONYMS * shrink DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

grow (third-person singular simple present grows, present participle growing, simple past grew, past participle grown)

  1. (ergative) To become bigger.
    Children grow quickly.
  2. (intransitive) To appear or sprout.
    Flowers grew on the trees as summer approached.
    A long tail began to grow from his backside.
  3. (transitive) To cause or allow something to become bigger, especially to cultivate plants.
    He grows peppers and squash each summer in his garden.
    Have you ever grown your hair before?
  4. (copulative) To assume a condition or quality over time.
    The boy grew wise as he matured.
    The town grew smaller and smaller in the distance as we travelled.
    You have grown strong.
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) To become attached or fixed; to adhere.

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