Synonyms for developing

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dih-vel-uh-ping
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋ

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Définition of developing

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 :
  • They are not developing anything great of their own in their own country.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • To any one who shares the faith I have been developing in this book, what I mean will be evident.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • Decidedly, his misfortunes are developing a warlike spirit within him.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • If they had anything to do with developing Wicklow they'd make it stink!
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • She sought that employment in developing the powers of her child.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Let us now see what was developing in the Ardennes away to the French right.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) » by Various
  • He is developing his idea gradually in a series of positions or situations.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • In the developing and drying departments were also signs of activity.
  • Extract from : « The Film of Fear » by Arnold Fredericks
  • "Suppose we go to the developing and finishing department," Baker suggested.
  • Extract from : « The Film of Fear » by Arnold Fredericks
  • They have no idea of developing the resources which lie nearest to them.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

Antonyms for developing

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