Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of growth
  1. the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
  2. vegetation that has grown; "a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"
  3. something grown or growing; "a growth of hair"
  4. (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; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
  5. a progression from simpler to more complex forms; "the growth of culture"
  6. a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
  7. (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
Similar Words: emergence, outgrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis, increase, increment

 

Hyponyms: rise, ingrowth, culture, amelogenesis, angiogenesis, apposition, auxesis, blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence, cenogenesis, kenogenesis, caenogenesis, cainogenesis, kainogenesis, cohesion, cytogenesis, cytogeny, foliation, leafing, fructification, gametogenesis, germination, sprouting, infructescence, intussusception, juvenescence, life cycle, masculinization, masculinisation, virilization, virilisation, morphogenesis, myelinization, myelinisation, neurogenesis, palingenesis, recapitulation, proliferation, psychomotor development, psychosexual development, rooting, suppression, teething, dentition, odontiasis, teratogenesis, vegetation, accession, accretion, accumulation, multiplication, population growth, pullulation, relaxation, widening, broadening, excrescence, exostosis, polyp, polypus, peduncle, tumor, tumour, neoplasm, hamartoma

 

Derivational Morphology: originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow, turn, emerge, raise, farm, produce, get, acquire, senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate, increase

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
cytogenetic means of or relating to cytogenetics; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z