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Other Words for Learning: Growing Up

Grow Up

grow: 
1. To increase in size by a natural process.
2.
    a. To expand; gain: The business grew under new owners.
    b. To increase in amount or degree; intensify: The suspense grew.
3. To develop and reach maturity.
grow up:
To become an adult.

To ‘grow up’, in the way we use it to describe human development, means ‘learn up’. We become the adults we become through learning. (See: “I AM Learned“)


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