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