Maybe old age will grow upon and dawn upon the demographic lovers of youth advertising.
And if the Common Land belong to us who are the poor oppressed, surely the woods that grow upon the Commons belong to us likewise.
If you are not careful, the habit of using slang will grow upon you.
Then, as he explains it, the feeling began to grow upon him that something was wrong.
None the less, the excitements of the task continued to grow upon him.
It is the moisture of the air that feeds our streams and, directly or indirectly, waters all plants that grow upon the land.
Six hundred does not grow upon every bush out here in Illinois.'
Two of these grow upon trees as big as the common English white oak, whereof one grows in bunches like grapes.
After this, Last Bull's sullenness of temper appeared to grow upon him.
Nevertheless, as we worked upon subject after subject, a fairly defined type seemed to grow upon us.
Old English growan (of plants) "to grow, flourish, increase, develop, get bigger" (class VII strong verb; past tense greow, past participle growen), from Proto-Germanic *gro- (cf. Old Norse groa, Old Frisian groia, Dutch groeien, Old High German gruoen), from PIE root *ghre- (see grass). Applied in Middle English to human beings (c.1300) and animals (early 15c.) and their parts, supplanting Old English 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]
v. grew (grōō), grown (grōn), grow·ing, grows
To increase in size by a natural process.
To develop and reach maturity.
To be capable of growth; thrive.