Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The gradual increment of animal or vegetable bodies; increase in bulk, extent, amount, value, etc.; augmentation; enlargement.
- n. That which has grown; growth.
- Promoting or encouraging growth, as of plants: as, growing weather.
- v. present participle of grow.
- n. The action of the verb to grow.
- adj. That grows.
- adj. Connected with growing
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the sequence of events involved in the development of an organism.
- adj. prenominal increasing in intensity of some quality.
- adj. increasing in size or amount.
- adj. increasing in size and maturity; -- of living things normally healthy and not fully matured.
- adj. p. pr. of grow (definition 3).
- n. (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
- n. (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
- adj. relating to or suitable for growth
“But marriage is proving an increasingly profitable enterprise for a growing number of American men who earn less than a growing number of better educated spouses.”
“The set of his jaw relaxed, his expression growing gentle as he seemed to get it, to really see her, Shay, for a moment.”
“She shook her head, her expression growing panicked.”
“Langston was quiet again, his expression growing thoughtful.”
“He traced the line of my chin, his expression growing serious.”
“Seeing Will and Tessa, she paused, her expression growing more guarded.”
“The earl was never beyond earshot, his expression growing more dark and brooding as the days wore on, apparently unable or unwilling to completely trust Robert in his task.”
“He moved closer, his expression growing uncharacteristically serious.”
““You go to the college?” he continued, and I shook my head again, and he moved even closer, his expression growing more concerned.”
“Addie dialed a number, her expression growing tighter with each ring.”
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Lately I think of my love for you and the rose
Growing into the house, springing up from under the eaves
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