גדל ᴵ to be great.
— Qal - גָּדַל 1 he grew up; 2 became great; 3 became rich; 4 was brought up.
— Niph. - נִגְדַּל became great.
— Pi. - גִּדֵּל 1 he caused to grow; 2 he made great; 3 he raised, reared; 4 he magnified.
— Pu. - גֻּדַּל was raised, was reared.
— Hith. - הִתְגַּדֵּל 1 he magnified himself; 2 he praised himself, boasted; PBH 3 he was reared, grew up.
— Hiph. - הִגְדִּיל 1 he made great; 2 he magnified; 3 he did great things; PBH 4 he grew up, came of age.
— Hoph. - הֻגֽדַּל was enlarged. [Ugar. gdl (= great, large), Syr. גְּדִיל (= high), Arab. jadala (= became strong), Ethiop. gadala (= was worth).] Derivatives: גָּדוֹל, גִּדּוּל, גְּדִילָה ᴵ, גָּדֵל ᴵ, גֹּדֶל, גַּדְלוּת, גַּדְלָן, הַגֽדָּלָה, הִתְגַּדְּלוּת, מִגְדָּל, מֻגְדָּל, מְגֻדָּל, מַגְדֶּלֶת, מְגַדֶּלֶת. cp. the first element in מִגְדַּלּוֹר.