grew

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹuː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uː

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English grew, from Old English grēow (first and third person past tense of grōwan), from West Germanic *greu, from Northwest Germanic *grerō, from Proto-Germanic *gegrō (first and third person past tense of *grōaną), reduplication of *grōaną.

Verb[edit]

grew

  1. simple past tense of grow

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

grew (third-person singular simple present grews, present participle grewing, simple past and past participle grewed)

  1. Alternative form of grue (shudder with fear)