grossir

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grossir

  1. (transitive) to increase, to make larger
  2. (transitive) to plump up
  3. (intransitive) To gain weight; to get fat

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Etymology[edit]

Since Old French, from gros (thick) +‎ -ir.

Verb[edit]

grossir

  1. (transitive) to make biger
  2. (intransitive) to become bigger

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