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regrow

Line breaks: re¦grow
Pronunciation: /riːˈɡrəʊ
 
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Definition of regrow in English:

verb (past regrew; past participle regrown)

Grow or cause to grow again: [no object]: four days later the fins had started to regrow [with object]: a starfish can regrow all its arms if necessary
More example sentences
  • This perennial, bush-like plant regrows its slender leaves each time it's picked and is the strongest-tasting rocket of all.
  • Patients are given exercises to re-establish a range of facial expressions as the nerve very slowly regrows or heals.
  • The dying bulb foliage will be covered later in the season when the shrub regrows.

Derivatives

regrowth

1
noun
Example sentences
  • One way of preventing this is to cut the tree back hard after a year or so, selecting a single stem from the regrowth to form a new leader and allowing a thick, sturdy trunk to develop.
  • The regrowth of the primary feathers and return of the ability to fly coincides with the fledging of her ducklings and their ability also to fly for the first time.
  • This allows the regrowth to ripen and produce flowers next spring.

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