Definition of Grow up

1. Verb. Become an adult. "Sam and Sue grow up"

Generic synonyms: Grow, Maturate, Mature
Specialized synonyms: Come Of Age



Definition of Grow up

1. Verb. To mature and become an adult. ¹

2. Verb. To start to develop; to flourish. ¹

3. Verb. (idiomatic) To stop acting as a child (often used as an imperative interjection). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grow Up

grow-ops
grow a pair
grow cold
grow house
grow into
grow light
grow lights
grow on
grow op
grow operation
grow operations
grow ops
grow out of
grow over
grow together
grow up (current term)
growability
growable
growan
growans
growe
growed
growen
growers
growes
growest
groweth
growing
growing fracture

Literary usage of Grow up

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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"matters not, for in either case the children rarely take any part in the religious life of their parents or elders, and indeed usually grow up in blissful ..."

2. The People of the Abyss by Jack London (1903)
"In the low wages WHERE THE CHILDREN grow up. of his father, and of other men in the same walk in life, he found sufficient reason for branding wife and ..."

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