Noun Definition


1.Definition: (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

Related Noun(s):ontogenesis, maturation, ontogeny, development

Category: General

2.Definition: (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

Category: General

3.Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

"The increase in unemployment", "The growth of population"

Related Noun(s):increase, increment

Category: General

4.Definition: a progression from simpler to more complex forms

"The growth of culture"

Category: General

5.Definition: something grown or growing

"A growth of hair"

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the gradual beginning or coming forth

Related Noun(s):outgrowth, emergence

Category: General

7.Definition: vegetation that has grown

"A growth of trees", "The only growth was some salt grass"

Category: General