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grew

 (gro͞o)
v.
Past tense of grow.

grew

(ɡruː)
vb
the past tense of grow

grow

(groʊ)

v. grew, grown, grow•ing. v.i.
1. to increase in size by a natural process of development.
2. to come into being and develop: a plant that grows wild here.
3. to form and increase in size by a process of inorganic accretion, as by crystallization.
4. to arise or issue as a natural development: Our friendship grew from common interests.
5. to increase gradually in size, amount, etc.; expand: Her influence has grown.
6. to become gradually attached or united by or as if by growth.
7. to come to be by degrees; become: to grow old.
v.t.
8. to cause to grow: They grow corn; to grow a business.
9. to allow to grow: to grow a beard.
10. to cover with a growth (used in the passive): a field grown with corn.
11. grow into,
a. to become large or tall enough to wear (an item of clothing).
b. to become mature or experienced enough to handle.
12. grow on or upon,
a. to increase in influence or effect.
b. to become gradually more liked or accepted by.
13. grow out of,
a. to become too large or mature for; outgrow.
b. to originate in; develop from.
14. grow up,
a. to be or become fully grown; attain maturity.
b. to come into existence; arise.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English grōwan, c. Middle Dutch groeyen, Old High German grouwan, Old Norse grōa]
Translations

grew

pret de grow
References in classic literature ?
The first sound in the morning was her voice as she went about the house singing like a lark, and the last sound at night was the same cheery sound, for the girls never grew too old for that familiar lullaby.
As he grew somewhat sleepy but was still conscious, figures began to appear before his eyes.
The howling of the wind grew louder, flecks of foam began to separate themselves from the crests of the waves, and the vessel pitched, rolled and tossed more violently.
He and I are old friends--we grew up together in the same Nebraska town--and we had much to say to each other.
When the Mayor of New Orleans asks one of the doctors treating Jes Grew Carriers, "But can't you put it under 1 of them microscopes?
Dodder sprouts still grew toward their favored targets.
It turned out that coffee grew very well in Haiti (controlled by the French), Brazil (Portuguese), Ceylon (British) and other parts of the tropics.
In our land, natives grew corn, beans, and squash--staple foods that grew together in synchrony.
Another study from Illinois showed that companies that received funds from a bond program grew by 48 per cent and profits increased by 54 per cent.
You mention that you will be planting where a walnut tree once grew.
For the author, the paradigm of sound growth is the 1950s, when everyone in the vast American market drove a Chevy or a Ford, bought the same cereals, wore the same grey flannel suits--and the economy grew faster than in any decade since.
In contrast, approximately 80 % of the earth-grown crystals grew attached to the growth chamber making harvesting more difficult.