What does the word growth mean?

Usage examples for growth

  1. Yet as I am very desirous that they should have the greatest Advantage in their Growth into Life, I shall, among other Friends, think my self much obligd to any Gentleman who, from pure and unmixd Motives, shall add to those which they now enjoy. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  2. Do not step in now, and check the growth of what is good. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  3. Waiting for good entry points on some growth companies. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau