Synonyms for develop

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dih-vel-uh p
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈvɛl əp

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Définition of develop

Origin :
  • 1650s, "unroll, unfold," from French développer, replacing English disvelop (1590s, from Middle French desveloper), both from Old French desveloper "unwrap, unfurl, unveil; reveal the meaning of, explain," from des- "undo" + veloper "wrap up," of uncertain origin, possibly Celtic or Germanic. Modern figurative use is 18c. The photographic sense is from 1845; the real estate sense is from 1890.
  • verb cultivate, prosper
  • verb expand, work out
  • verb begin; occur
  • verb unfold; be made known
Example sentences :
  • You shall now, if I have misapprehended you not, develop a new strongness of the character.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • A few may be allowed to remain and develop for use as beets.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • And really they have taken me so long to develop, that here we are at home.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • It is to develop that position, and be—hum—worthy of that position.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Without her influence no process of recording events can develop into a history.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • But what are your labour gymnasiums for, if not to develop all muscles?
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
  • But all these primordial forms grow--develop into vital activity.
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • It seems doubtful if you are the person to develop his higher nature.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Will women learn to develop their own nature and to express their own genius?
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • It at once commenced to develop a system of organized plunder.
  • Extract from : « The Railroad Question » by William Larrabee

Antonyms for develop

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