Synonyms of growth in English:

growth


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noun

1‘many countries have rapid population growth’

SYNONYMS

increase, expansion, augmentation, proliferation, multiplication, enlargement, amplification, mushrooming, snowballing, rise, escalation, build-up

development, evolution

ANTONYMS

decrease

2‘the hormone stimulates the growth of the pancreas’

SYNONYMS

growing, extension, widening, thickening, broadening, heightening, swelling, magnification, ballooning

ANTONYMS

shrinking

3‘harsh weather stunts the growth of plants’

SYNONYMS

development, maturation, growing, germination, shooting up, springing up, sprouting

blooming, flourishing, thriving

rare vegetation, burgeoning, pullulation

ANTONYMS

withering

4‘the marked growth of local enterprises’

SYNONYMS

expansion, development, progress, advance, advancement, headway, improvement, furtherance, extension, spread, buildout, escalation

rise, success, thriving, flourishing, blooming

boom, upturn, upswing

ANTONYMS

decline, failure

5‘he went to hospital to have a growth removed’

SYNONYMS

tumour, cancerous growth, malignant growth, malignancy, cancer

lump, outgrowth, swelling, protuberance, protrusion, knob, nodule

cyst, polyp

technical process, bulla

rare excrescence, intumescence, tumescence, tumefaction