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Meaning & Definition of Develop in English

English

Develop

/dɪvɛləp/

verb

1. Make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation

  • "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"
  • "They developed a new technique"
    synonym:
  • develop

2. Work out

  • "We have developed a new theory of evolution"
    synonym:
  • evolve
  • ,
  • germinate
  • ,
  • develop

3. Gain through experience

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • develop
  • ,
  • acquire
  • ,
  • evolve

4. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

  • "He grew a beard"
  • "The patient developed abdominal pains"
  • "I got funny spots all over my body"
  • "Well-developed breasts"
    synonym:
  • grow
  • ,
  • develop
  • ,
  • produce
  • ,
  • get
  • ,
  • acquire

5. Come into existence

  • Take on form or shape
  • "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"
    synonym:
  • originate
  • ,
  • arise
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • develop
  • ,
  • uprise
  • ,
  • spring up
  • ,
  • grow

6. Change the use of and make available or usable

  • "Develop land"
  • "The country developed its natural resources"
  • "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"
    synonym:
  • build up
  • ,
  • develop

7. Elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses

  • "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
    synonym:
  • explicate
  • ,
  • formulate
  • ,
  • develop

8. Create by training and teaching

  • "The old master is training world-class violinists"
  • "We develop the leaders for the future"
    synonym:
  • train
  • ,
  • develop
  • ,
  • prepare
  • ,
  • educate

9. Be gradually disclosed or unfolded

  • Become manifest
  • "The plot developed slowly"
    synonym:
  • develop

10. Grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • develop

11. Become technologically advanced

  • "Many countries in asia are now developing at a very fast pace"
  • "Viet nam is modernizing rapidly"
    synonym:
  • modernize
  • ,
  • modernise
  • ,
  • develop

12. Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development

  • "The perfect climate here develops the grain"
  • "He developed a new kind of apple"
    synonym:
  • develop
  • ,
  • make grow

13. Generate gradually

  • "We must develop more potential customers"
  • "Develop a market for the new mobile phone"
    synonym:
  • develop

14. Grow emotionally or mature

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • develop
  • ,
  • grow

15. Make visible by means of chemical solutions

  • "Please develop this roll of film for me"
    synonym:
  • develop

16. Superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry

    synonym:
  • develop

17. Move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions

  • "Spassky developed quickly"
    synonym:
  • develop

18. Move into a strategically more advantageous position

  • "Develop the rook"
    synonym:
  • develop

19. Elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme

  • "Develop the melody and change the key"
    synonym:
  • develop

20. Happen

  • "Report the news as it develops"
  • "These political movements recrudesce from time to time"
    synonym:
  • break
  • ,
  • recrudesce
  • ,
  • develop

21. Expand in the form of a series

  • "Develop the function in the following form"
    synonym:
  • develop

Examples of using

These exercises will develop the strength of your fingers.
He's born from a Jewish mother and a Muslim father; this helped him much to develop a kind of openmindedness.
Where can I develop these photos?