English: grow

English verb 'grow' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to grow
Participle: grown
Gerund: growing

Indicative

Present

Igrow
yougrow
he;she;itgrows
wegrow
yougrow
theygrow

Perfect

Ihave grown
youhave grown
he;she;ithas grown
wehave grown
youhave grown
theyhave grown

Past

Igrew
yougrew
he;she;itgrew
wegrew
yougrew
theygrew

Pluperfect

Ihad grown
youhad grown
he;she;ithad grown
wehad grown
youhad grown
theyhad grown

Future

Iwill grow
youwill grow
he;she;itwill grow
wewill grow
youwill grow
theywill grow

Future perfect

Iwill have grown
youwill have grown
he;she;itwill have grown
wewill have grown
youwill have grown
theywill have grown

Subjunctive

Present

Igrow
yougrow
he;she;itgrow
wegrow
yougrow
theygrow

Perfect

Ihave grown
youhave grown
he;she;ithave grown
wehave grown
youhave grown
theyhave grown

Imperfect

Igrew
yougrew
he;she;itgrew
wegrew
yougrew
theygrew

Pluperfect

Ihad grown
youhad grown
he;she;ithad grown
wehad grown
youhad grown
theyhad grown

Conditional

Present

Iwould grow
youwould grow
he;she;itwould grow
wewould grow
youwould grow
theywould grow

Perfect

Iwould have grown
youwould have grown
he;she;itwould have grown
wewould have grown
youwould have grown
theywould have grown

Imperative

yougrow
weLet's grow
yougrow

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam growing
youare growing
he;she;itis growing
weare growing
youare growing
theyare growing

Perfect

Ihave been growing
youhave been growing
he;she;ithas been growing
wehave been growing
youhave been growing
theyhave been growing

Past

Iwas growing
youwere growing
he;she;itwas growing
wewere growing
youwere growing
theywere growing

Pluperfect

Ihad been growing
youhad been growing
he;she;ithad been growing
wehad been growing
youhad been growing
theyhad been growing

Future

Iwill be growing
youwill be growing
he;she;itwill be growing
wewill be growing
youwill be growing
theywill be growing

Future perfect

Iwill have been growing
youwill have been growing
he;she;itwill have been growing
wewill have been growing
youwill have been growing
theywill have been growing

Conditional

Present

Iwould be growing
youwould be growing
he;she;itwould be growing
wewould be growing
youwould be growing
theywould be growing

Perfect

Iwould have been growing
youwould have been growing
he;she;itwould have been growing
wewould have been growing
youwould have been growing
theywould have been growing

Verbs conjugated like grow

blow, crow, grow, know, outgrow, overblow, overgrow, overthrow, throw,

Additional Information

Etymology

O.E. growan (of plants) "to flourish, develop, get bigger" (class VII strong verb; past tense greow, pp. growen), from P.Gmc. *gro- (cf. O.N. groa, O.Fris. groia, Du. groeien, O.H.G. gruoen), from root of grass (q.v.). Applied in M.E. to human beings (c.1300) and animals (1435) and their parts, supplanting O.E. weaxan (see wax (v.)).
"Have you ever heard anything about God, Topsy? ... Do you know who made you?" "Nobody, as I knows on," said the child. ... "I spect I grow'd. Don't think nobody never made me." [Harriet B. Stowe, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," 1851]
Grown-up (adj.) "mature" is from 1633; the noun meaning "adult person" is from 1813. Growth is first attested 1557, on model of health, stealth, etc.