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  2. Growth Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

    growth noun ˈgrōth 1 a : stage or condition reached in growing : size the dog hasn't reached full growth b : a process of growing especially through an increase in size or amount a growth of wealth good nutrition promotes growth growth of a crystal c : a process of developing the growth of civilization 2 : a result or product of growing

  3. Growth Definition & Meaning |

    An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.

  4. 85 Synonyms & Antonyms of GROWTH - Merriam-Webster

    the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced the growth of the gambling industry into an economic mainstay in some locations Synonyms & Similar Words evolution development progress expansion progression improvement advancement emergence maturation flowering enhancement maturing blossoming flourishing elaboration

  5. GROWTH | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

    growth noun [ C/U ] us / ɡroʊθ / the process of developing or of increasing in size: [ U ] Plant growth is most noticeable in spring. [ U ] His budget is designed to promote economic growth in this country. A growth is also tissue growing on the outside or inside of a person, animal, or plant which is caused by a disease.

  6. Definitions of growth noun (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 synonyms: development, growing, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny see more noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms

  7. See definition of growth on noun development, progress noun tumor synonyms for growth Compare Synonyms advance advancement expansion gain hike improvement increase production prosperity rise success surge aggrandizement augmentation boost buildup crop cultivation enlargement evolution extension flowering germination maturation

  8. growth (groʊθ) n. 1. the act or process or a manner of growing; development; gradual increase. 2. size or stage of development: to reach one's full growth. 3. completed development. 4. development from a simpler to a more complex stage. 5. development from another but related form or stage.