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One entry found for growth.
Entry Word: growth
Function: noun
Text: 1 an abnormal mass of tissue <found a growth on the dog's neck under her collar>
Synonyms excrescence, lump, neoplasm, tumor
Related Words outgrowth; cancer, carcinoma, lymphoma, malignancy, melanoma; cyst, tubercle, wart
2 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced <the growth of the gambling industry into an economic mainstay in some locations> -- see DEVELOPMENT 1
3 the process of becoming mature <her thoughts and behavior certainly demonstrate just how much emotional growth took place last summer> -- see MATURATION