HyperDic: develop

English > 21 senses of the word develop:
VERBcreationdevelopmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
creationdevelop, evolve, germinatework out
changedevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
bodydevelop, grow, produce, get, acquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
stativedevelop, originate, arise, rise, uprise, spring up, growcome into existence
changedevelop, build upchange the use of and make available or usable
communicationdevelop, explicate, formulateelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
cognitiondevelop, train, prepare, educatecreate by training and teaching
changedevelopbe gradually disclosed or unfolded
changedevelopgrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
changedevelop, modernize, modernisebecome technologically advanced
changedevelop, make growcause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
creationdevelopgenerate gradually
changedevelop, growgrow emotionally or mature
perceptiondevelopmake visible by means of chemical solutions
contactdevelopsuperimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
competitiondevelopmove one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions
competitiondevelopmove into a strategically more advantageous position
changedevelopelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
changedevelop, break, recrudescehappen / happen
changedevelopexpand in the form of a series
develop > pronunciation
Soundsdihveh'lahp
Rhymesarchbishop ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"
  • "They developed a new technique"
NarrowerbuildGive form to, according to a plan
BroadercreateBring into existence
Similar toevolve, germinate, developWork out
Spanishdesarrollar, elaborar
Catalandesenrotllar, desenvolupar, elaborar
Nounsdevelopmentact of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningWork out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he develop his major works over a short period of time?
Example"We have developed a new theory of evolution"
Synonymsevolve, germinate
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Similar todevelopmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
Spanishcrear, desarrollar, desenvolupar, evolucionar, germinar
Catalandesenvolupar, evolucionar
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninggain through experience.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"
  • "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"
  • "develop a passion for painting"
Synonymsacquire, evolve
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar todevelopelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
developgenerate gradually
explicate, formulate, developelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
grow, develop, produce, get, acquireCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Spanishdesarrollar, elaborar, evolucionar
Catalandesenvolupar-se, desenvolupar, desplegar-se, elaborar, evolucionar
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The patient developed abdominal pains"
  • "Well-developed breasts"
Synonymsgrow, produce, get, acquire
NarrowercutHave grow through the gums
fledge, featherGrow feathers
leafproduce leaves, of plants
podproduce pods, of plants
pupateDevelop into a pupa
regrowGrow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption
springDevelop suddenly
sprout, stockput forth and grow sprouts / sprouts or shoots
stool, tillerGrow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
teetheGrow teeth
work up, get upDevelop
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar todevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
Spanishadquirir, crecer, cultivar, desarrollar, elaborar, producir
Catalanadquirir, cultivar, desenvolupar, elaborar, produir
Nounsdevelopment(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningCome into existence; take on form or shape.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsoriginate, arise, rise, uprise, spring up, grow
Narrowercome, followTo be the product / product or result
come forth, emergehappen / happen / happen or occur as a result of something
headTake its rise
resurgeRise again
well up, swellcome up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
BroaderbecomeCome into existence
Similar todevelopBe gradually disclosed or unfolded
Spanishcultivar, derivar, desarrollarse, elaborar, elevar, originarse, originar, producirse, surgir
Catalancultivar, derivar, desenvolupar-se, elaborar, elevar, originar-se, originar, produir-se
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningchange the use of and make available or usable.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "develop land"
  • "The country developed its natural resources"
Synonymbuild up
Narrowerredevelopchange the plans for the use of (land)
settleEstablish or develop as a residence
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Similar todevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
developgenerate gradually
modernize, modernise, developBecome technologically advanced
train, develop, prepare, educatecreate by training and teaching
Spanishdesarrollar
Catalandesenrotllar, desenvolupar
Nounsdevelopersomeone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)
developmentthe act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
developmenta district that has been developed to serve some purpose
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
Synonymsexplicate, formulate
NarrowermatureDevelop and work out fully in one's mind
redevelop, reformulateformulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
Broaderspeculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
Similar todevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
developelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
Spanishdesarrollar, elaborar, formular
Catalandesenvolupar, elaborar, formular
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 8, cognition
Meaningcreate by training and teaching.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "we develop the leaders for the future"
Synonymstrain, prepare, educate
Narrowerdrilltrain in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
housebreak, house-traintrain (a pet) to live cleanly in a house
retrainteach new skills
toilet-traintrain (a small child) to use the toilet
Broaderteach, learn, instructImpart skills or knowledge to
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
prepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
train, prepareUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
Spanishadiestrar, amaestrar, capacitar, educar, entrenar, formar, industriar, preparar
Catalancapacitar, educar, ensinistrar, entrenar, formar, instruir
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningBe gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest.
PatternIt ----s that CLAUSE
Example"The plot developed slowly"
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Similar tobreak, recrudesce, develophappen / happen
developGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, growCome into existence
Spanishdesarrollarse, desarrollar
Catalandesenvolupar-se
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "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"
Caused bydevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
NarroweradolesceBecome adolescent
ageBegin to seem older
bloom, blossom, flowerproduce or yield flowers
blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfoldDevelop or come to a promising stage / stage
budDevelop buds
build up, work up, build, progressform or accumulate steadily
dedifferentiateLose specialization in form or function
differentiateBecome different during development
evolveUndergo development or evolution / evolution
growincrease in size by natural process
incubateGrow under conditions that promote development
mature, maturate, growDevelop and reach maturity
progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape upDevelop in a positive way
senesce, age, get on, mature, maturateGrow old or older
spike, spike outbring forth a spike or spikes
BroadergrowBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
Similar todevelopBe gradually disclosed or unfolded
Spanishdesarrollarse, elaborar
Catalandesenvolupar-se, desenvolupar, elaborar
Nounsdevelopment(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 11, change
MeaningBecome technologically advanced.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"
Synonymsmodernize, modernise
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
Spanishdesarrollar, modernizar
Nounsdevelopmentact of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 12, change
MeaningCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The perfect climate here develops the grain"
  • "He developed a new kind of apple"
Synonymmake grow
Cause todevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
growBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
Narrowerdiscipline, train, check, conditionDevelop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice
elaborate, work outWork out in detail
foliateGrow leaves
growCause to grow or develop
work out, work upcome up with
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
Spanishdesarrollar, elaborar
Catalandesenvolupar-se, desenvolupar, elaborar
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 13, creation
Meaninggenerate gradually.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "We must develop more potential customers"
  • "develop a market for the new mobile phone"
Narrowermakefavor / favor the development of
Broadergenerate, bring forthBring into existence
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
develop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
Spanishelaborar, expandir
Catalanelaborar
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 14, change
MeaningGrow emotionally or mature.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue develop
Example"The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"
Synonymgrow
NarrowermakeDevelop into
outgrowGrow too large or too mature for
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcrecer, cultivar, desarrollarse, elaborar
Catalancréixer, cultivar, desenvolupar-se, elaborar
Nounsdevelopmenta process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage / stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 15, perception
Meaningmake visible by means of chemical solutions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Please develop this roll of film for me"
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
photographyThe process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
NarrowerredevelopDevelop for a second time, in order to improve the contrast, colour, etc., of a negative or print
solarize, solarisereverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it
underdevelopprocess (a film or photographic plate) less than the required time or in an ineffective solution or at an insufficiently high temperature
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishelaborar, revelar
Catalanelaborar, revelar
Nounsdeveloperphotographic equipment consisting of a chemical solution for developing film
development, developingprocessing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 16, contact
Meaningsuperimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersuperimpose, superpose, lay overplace on top of
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 17, competition
MeaningMove one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Spassky developed quickly"
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Similar todevelopMove into a strategically more advantageous position
Spanishretroceder
Nounsdevelopmenta state in which things are improving
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 18, competition
MeaningMove into a strategically more advantageous position.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"develop the rook"
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Similar todevelopMove one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions
Spanishdesarrollar
Nounsdevelopmenta state in which things are improving
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 19, change
Meaningelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"develop the melody and change the key"
Broadercomplicate, refine, rarify, elaboratemake more complex, intricate, or richer
Similar todevelop, acquire, evolvegain through experience
explicate, formulate, developelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
Catalandesenvolupar
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 20, change
Meaninghappen / happen.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Report the news as it develops"
Synonymsbreak, recrudesce
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Similar todevelopBe gradually disclosed or unfolded
Spanishdesarrollarse, ocurrir, pasar, recrudecerse, suceder
Catalandonar-se, succeir
Nounsdevelopmenta recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
English > develop: 21 senses > verb 21, change
MeaningExpand in the form of a series.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Develop the function in the following form"
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Broaderexpandmake bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity
Spanishdesarrollar
Catalandesenvolupar

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