Develop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈveləp|  American pronunciation of the word develop
Brit.  |dɪˈveləp|  British pronunciation of the word develop
- make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
- work out (syn: evolve, germinate)
- gain through experience (syn: acquire, evolve)
- come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (syn: acquire, get, grow, produce)
- come into existence; take on form or shape (syn: arise, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise)
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She has been exercising regularly to develop her back muscles.

The story was later developed into a novel.

The island has developed its economy around tourism.

The course is designed to develop your writing skills.

A blossom develops from a bud.

The doctor says that the child is developing normally.

In this class, we will be learning about how languages develop.

Scientists are developing a treatment for the disease.

The company has developed a new method for recycling old tires.

He develops the concept more fully in his book.

This tall tree developed from a small seed.

Jane is developing into a fine figure of a young woman.

From that first encounter, he developed a genuine regard for the man.

Cleaning is less of a hassle if you develop a regular routine.

He developed TB.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: develop
he/she/it: develops
present participle: developing
past tense: developed
past participle: developed
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