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    develop - Dictionary definition and meaning for word develop

    Definition
    (verb) make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    Example Sentence
    • Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    • They developed a new technique
    Definition
    (verb) work out
    Synonyms : evolve , germinate
    Example Sentence
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution
    Definition
    (verb) gain through experience
    Synonyms : acquire , evolve
    Example Sentence
    • I acquired a strong aversion to television
    • Children must develop a sense of right and wrong
    • Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position
    • develop a passion for painting
    Definition
    (verb) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
    Synonyms : acquire , get , grow , produce
    Example Sentence
    • He grew a beard
    • The patient developed abdominal pains
    • I got funny spots all over my body
    • Well-developed breasts
    Definition
    (verb) come into existence; take on form or shape
    Synonyms : arise , grow , originate , rise , spring up , uprise
    Example Sentence
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
    Definition
    (verb) change the use of and make available or usable
    Synonyms : build up
    Example Sentence
    • develop land
    • The country developed its natural resources
    • The remote areas of the country were gradually built up
    Definition
    (verb) elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    Synonyms : explicate , formulate
    Example Sentence
    • Could you develop the ideas in your thesis
    Definition
    (verb) create by training and teaching
    Synonyms : educate , prepare , train
    Example Sentence
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future
    Definition
    (verb) be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest
    Example Sentence
    • The plot developed slowly
    Definition
    (verb) grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
    Example Sentence
    • A flower developed on the branch
    • The country developed into a mighty superpower
    • The embryo develops into a fetus
    • This situation has developed over a long time
    Definition
    (verb) become technologically advanced
    Synonyms : modernise , modernize
    Example Sentence
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly
    Definition
    (verb) cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
    Synonyms : make grow
    Example Sentence
    • The perfect climate here develops the grain
    • He developed a new kind of apple
    Definition
    (verb) generate gradually
    Example Sentence
    • We must develop more potential customers
    • develop a market for the new mobile phone
    Definition
    (verb) grow emotionally or mature
    Synonyms : grow
    Example Sentence
    • The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten
    • When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior
    Definition
    (verb) make visible by means of chemical solutions
    Example Sentence
    • Please develop this roll of film for me
    Definition
    (verb) superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry Definition
    (verb) move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions
    Example Sentence
    • Spassky developed quickly
    Definition
    (verb) move into a strategically more advantageous position
    Example Sentence
    • develop the rook
    Definition
    (verb) elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
    Example Sentence
    • develop the melody and change the key
    Definition
    (verb) happen
    Synonyms : break , recrudesce
    Example Sentence
    • Report the news as it develops
    • These political movements recrudesce from time to time
    Definition
    (verb) expand in the form of a series
    Example Sentence
    • Develop the function in the following form
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