Definition of growth :
1. That which has grown or is growing; anything produced; product; consequence; effect; result.
2. The process of growing; the gradual increase of an animal or a vegetable body; the development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; increase in size, number, frequency, strength, etc.; augmentation; advancement; production; prevalence or influence; as, the growth of trade; the growth of power; the growth of intemperance. Idle weeds are fast in growth.
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expansion (part of speech: noun)
successful (part of speech: adjective)
increase (part of speech: noun)
- Growth and change are not so much questions of time as of conditions. - "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
- The change will not be in the sort but in the size, and that not by an addition but by a growth of what is there. - "Quiet Talks on Power", S.D. Gordon.
- The work is a growth, and is still in the process of development. - "The Making of a Country Parish", Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills.