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Definition of "growth" []

  • The process of growing. (noun)
  • Full development; maturity. (noun)
  • Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution. (noun)
  • An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion: population growth. (noun)
  • Something that grows or has grown: a new growth of grass. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "growth" in a sentence
  • "First principle: _the annual crop is borne only on canes of the same year's growth, springing from wood of the previous season's growth_."
  • "If we compare the formula for organic growth _y = = e__kt_, with the formula “_P R__T_,” we see that they are of the same type and the _law of organic growth_ applies to the human _time-binding energy_."
  • "As, with reference to the growth of every grace of the Spirit, it is of the utmost importance that we seek to maintain an upright heart and a good conscience, and, therefore, do not knowingly and habitually indulge in those things which are contrary to the mind of God, so it is also particularly the case with reference to the _growth in faith_."