Translation of crecer in English:
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 [niño/animal/planta] to grow; [pelo/uñas] to grow se está dejando crecer el pelo/las uñas she's letting her hair/nails grow, she's growing her hair/nails ha crecido mucho he's grown a lot han crecido rodeados de cariño they've grown up o/or they've been brought up in a loving atmosphere
- 3 3.1 [sentimiento/interés] to grow; [rumor] to spread creció en la estima de todos he grew in everyone's estimation 3.2 (en número, monto) creced y multiplicaos [Biblia] go forth and multiply los sueldos no han crecido al mismo ritmo que la inflación wages have not kept pace with o/or risen at the same rate as inflation el número de parados sigue creciendo the number of unemployed continues to rise la economía ha crecido un 4% este año the economy has grown by 4% this year 3.3 (en importancia, sabiduría) crecer
enalgo to grow insth ha ido creciendo en hermosura she has continued to grow in beauty
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (crecerse)
- se creció hacia el final de la corrida his performance became more impressive toward(s) the end of the fight el equipo se crece en los partidos coperos the team rises to the challenge in cup gamescrecerse
antealgo/algn hay gente que se crece ante el peligro some people rise to the occasion o/or come into their own when faced with danger
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