Synonyms for grown


Grammar : Adj
Spell : grohn
Phonetic Transcription : groʊn


Définition of grown

Origin :
  • late 14c., past participle adjective from grow (v.).
  • adj of age
Example sentences :
  • A light not of this world is gleaming there; and it has grown brighter and clearer since we parted.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Why the world should have grown cold at that particular moment, we do not know.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • It had grown much too cold to do without some sort of artificial covering.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • The sound in her ear had grown to a roar, as of many mill-wheels.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • It was through her renunciation that he had grown so strong, so pure, so good.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • There was, in every room, an aged smell, grown faint with confinement.
  • Extract from : « To be Read at Dusk » by Charles Dickens
  • There was greater freedom in her carriage, and she seemed to have grown.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • Rice-puddings can be grown, ready-made, by sowing rice with cowcumbers.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 8, May 21, 1870 » by Various
  • Yet she did not know that she was crushing out the germ which might have grown in his heart.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • He had not grown vicious, as have so many of his fellows among the sons of the rich.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana

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