- grow on
- grow on1. To gain a greater hold on2. To gain in the estimation of, become ever more acceptable to3. (of seedlings) to (be stimulated to) develop into mature plants by suitable positioning, treatment, etc• • •Main Entry: ↑grow
* * *ˈgrow on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they grow on he/she/it grows on present participle growing on past tense grew on past participle grown on] phrasal verbif something or someone grows on you, you start to like them more
The new house slowly began to grow on her.Thesaurus: to be, or to become popular or fashionablesynonymMain entry: grow
* * *become gradually more appealing to (someone)
a house has to grow on you
* * *grow on [phrasal verb]
Try the dish again–it grows on you.
I didn't like him at first, but he's starting to grow on me.• • •Main Entry: ↑grow
Useful english dictionary. 2012.