Definition of Make grow

1. Verb. Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development. "He developed a new kind of apple"

Exact synonyms: Develop
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Related verbs: Build Up, Develop
Causes: Grow, Develop
Specialized synonyms: Grow, Work Out, Work Up, Elaborate, Work Out, Foliate, Check, Condition, Discipline, Train

Lexicographical Neighbors of Make Grow

make due
make ends meet
make eyes at
make faces
make file
make files
make for
make friends
make full
make fun
make fun of
make game of
make good
make good on
make ground
make grow (current term)
make happy
make haste
make hay
make hay while the sun shines
make head or tail of
make headway
make history
make into
make it do or do without
make it snappy
make it up as one goes along
make it up to
make known

Literary usage of Make grow

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Japanese Grammar by Johann Joseph Hoffmann (1868)
"... mu, muru, then the intransitive verbs cited here become transitive or properly factive: Sirom)e, u, uru, to make grow white, = to whiten; ..."

2. The Fireside Encyclopædia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most (1878)
"... is in vaine : For violeta pluckt the sweetest showers Will ne'er make grow againe. Our joys as winged dreams doe flye, Why, then, should sorrow last? ..."

3. Other Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston: Being More Information about by State Street Trust Company, Boston (1919)
"A young " Parsee," representing one of the largest mercantile houses in Bombay, asked Codman: " How this ice make grow in your country ..."

4. Latin Lessons: Designed to Prepare for the Intelligent Reading of Classical by Henry Preble, Lawrence Cameron Hull (1893)
"... to make grow, feed, rear, raise; hence, to promote, cherish. Alexander, -dri, [Greek proper name, ..."

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