Synonyms of grow in English:

grow


See definition of grow

verb

1‘the baby is growing and looking healthy’

SYNONYMS

get bigger, get taller, get larger, increase in size, increase in weight, fill out, fatten

heighten, lengthen, enlarge, extend, expand, stretch, spread, widen

swell, increase, multiply, snowball, mushroom, balloon, augment, build up, mount up, pile up

ANTONYMS

shrink

2‘grass and flowers grew among the rocks’

SYNONYMS

sprout, shoot up, spring up, develop, bud, burst forth, germinate, bloom

emerge, arise, spread

flourish, thrive, run riot

rare pullulate, vegetate, burgeon

ANTONYMS

fail

3‘he grew beautiful flowers in his garden’

SYNONYMS

cultivate, produce, propagate, raise, rear, bring on, nurture, tend

farm, plant, sow

4‘the family businesses grew over the years’

SYNONYMS

expand, improve, advance, develop, progress, make progress, make headway

flourish, thrive, burgeon, prosper, succeed, be successful, get on well, boom

informal go great guns, rocket, skyrocket

ANTONYMS

decline, fail

5‘the fable grew from an ancient Indian source’

SYNONYMS

originate, stem, spring, arise, have its origin, emerge, issue, spread, extend

develop, evolve

6‘after an hour of waiting Leonora grew bored’

SYNONYMS

become, come to be, get to be, get, turn, start to feel