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|Verb||1.||make grow - cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
build up, develop - change the use of and make available or usable; "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources"; "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"
grow - cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard"
work out, work up - come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client"
foliate - grow leaves; "the tree foliated in Spring"