come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"
cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together"
cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"
spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"
to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"
to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"
nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"