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Definition of growth
1the process of increasing in physical size:the upward growth of plants the growth of the city affects the local climate the process of developing or maturing physically, mentally, or spiritually:keeping a journal can be a vital step in our personal growth the increase in number and spread of small or microscopic organisms:some additives slow down the growth of microorganisms the process of increasing in amount, value, or importance:the rates of population growth are lowest in the north increase in economic value or activity:the government aims to get growth back into the economy 2something that has grown or is growing:a day’s growth of unshaven stubble on his chin Medicine
& Biology a tumor or other abnormal formation.
3a vineyard or crop of grapes of a specified classification of quality, or a wine from it.