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1. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage).

Synonyms

  • deepening
  • growth
  • unfolding
  • assibilation
  • flowering
  • process
  • physical process

Antonyms

  • unemployment
  • birth
  • increase
  • acceleration

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

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  • oversensitivity
  • retroactivity
  • subjectivity
  • reflexivity
  • productivity
  • hyperactivity
  • expressivity
  • sensitivity
  • receptivity
  • objectivity
  • interactivity
  • connectivity
  • inactivity
  • aggressivity
  • passivity

2. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining.

Synonyms

  • improvement
  • advancement
  • broadening
  • elaboration
  • product development
  • working out

Antonyms

  • ovulation
  • anabolism
  • undress
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

3. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level.

Synonyms

  • cainogenesis
  • gametogenesis
  • organic process
  • life cycle
  • maturation
  • habit
  • palingenesis
  • psychosexual development
  • proliferation
  • vegetation
  • caenogenesis
  • cohesion
  • florescence
  • apposition
  • angiogenesis
  • virilisation
  • psychogenesis
  • germination
  • suppression
  • leafing
  • odontiasis
  • cytogeny
  • masculinization
  • virilization
  • sprouting
  • neurogenesis
  • masculinisation
  • infructescence
  • fructification
  • myelinization
  • recapitulation
  • teething
  • juvenescence
  • gastrulation
  • growth
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • growing
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • deceleration
  • death

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

4. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • complication
  • ramification
  • phenomenon
  • modification
  • change
  • turn
  • turn of events

Antonyms

  • ending
  • fall
  • imperfection
  • conserve

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

5. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a district that has been developed to serve some purpose.

Synonyms

  • housing development
  • territory
  • territorial dominion
  • district
  • housing estate

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

6. research

noun. ['riːˈsɝːtʃ, ˈriːsɝtʃ'] systematic investigation to establish facts.

Synonyms

  • investigating
  • probe
  • microscopy
  • market research
  • scientific research
  • field work
  • research project
  • investigation
  • operations research

Antonyms

  • divergent thinking
  • unbelief
  • inactivity

7. activity

noun. ['ækˈtɪvɪti'] any specific behavior.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • timekeeping
  • control
  • deeds
  • worship
  • wrongdoing
  • precedency
  • dismantling
  • release
  • effort
  • process
  • standardisation
  • measuring
  • burst
  • supplying
  • didactics
  • creation
  • leading
  • energizing
  • laughter
  • supporting
  • precedence
  • pleasure
  • play
  • utilization
  • buzz
  • education
  • practice
  • grooming
  • vent
  • fun
  • grouping
  • verbalization
  • follow-up
  • game
  • mystification
  • continuance
  • activation
  • support
  • liveliness
  • behavior
  • leadership
  • dish
  • precession
  • concealing
  • misconduct
  • utilisation
  • usage
  • measure
  • playacting
  • assist
  • attempt
  • diversion
  • followup
  • variation
  • delectation
  • perturbation
  • sensory activity
  • readying
  • domesticity
  • puncture
  • educational activity
  • music
  • provision
  • standardization
  • ceremony
  • endeavour
  • acting
  • negotiation
  • playing
  • military operation
  • exercise
  • try
  • protection
  • hiding
  • hunt
  • cup of tea
  • disassembly
  • business
  • market
  • performing
  • occupation
  • turn
  • employment
  • works
  • positioning
  • mourning
  • continuation
  • job
  • waste
  • mensuration
  • wastefulness
  • recreation
  • politics
  • doings
  • demand
  • human action
  • locating
  • act
  • committal to writing
  • fit
  • outlet
  • variance
  • enjoyment
  • role
  • service
  • placement
  • actus reus
  • search
  • supply
  • instruction
  • pedagogy
  • wrongful conduct
  • last
  • emplacement
  • solo
  • sin
  • hell
  • verbalisation
  • procedure
  • use
  • animation
  • dismantlement
  • organisation
  • measurement
  • conduct
  • preparation
  • obfuscation
  • work
  • market place
  • creative activity
  • representation
  • hunting
  • organization
  • position
  • line of work
  • aid
  • pattern
  • activating
  • writing
  • operation
  • space walk
  • bag
  • endeavor
  • assistance
  • disturbance
  • human activity
  • marketplace
  • training
  • calibration
  • behaviour
  • concealment
  • location
  • line
  • deed
  • dissipation
  • lamentation

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • nonworker

Etymology

  • activité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • activitas (Latin)

8. activity

noun. ['ækˈtɪvɪti'] the state of being active.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • eruption
  • state
  • behaviour
  • eructation
  • behavior
  • operation
  • play
  • agency
  • action
  • overdrive
  • extravasation
  • hum
  • active
  • activeness

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • intemperance

Etymology

  • activité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • activitas (Latin)

9. activity

noun. ['ækˈtɪvɪti'] an organic process that takes place in the body.

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • control
  • breath
  • festering
  • maturation
  • insemination
  • opsonization
  • reaction
  • sex
  • external respiration
  • sex activity
  • crying
  • lactation
  • anastalsis
  • hypostasis
  • bodily function
  • perspiration
  • sexual practice
  • transpiration
  • watering
  • consumption
  • sudation
  • bodily process
  • sexual activity
  • opsonisation
  • lachrymation
  • tanning
  • discharge
  • peristalsis
  • sleeping
  • lacrimation
  • ablactation
  • ingestion
  • suppuration
  • diaphoresis
  • placentation
  • body process
  • intake
  • uptake
  • tearing
  • biological process
  • healing
  • respiration
  • expelling
  • pinocytosis
  • weeping
  • psilosis
  • ventilation
  • expectoration
  • emission
  • hidrosis
  • breathing
  • overactivity
  • tears
  • vermiculation
  • sweating
  • response

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • act
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • activité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • activitas (Latin)

10. research

noun. ['riːˈsɝːtʃ, ˈriːsɝtʃ'] a search for knowledge.

Synonyms

  • empirical research
  • heraldry
  • probe
  • inquiry
  • problem solving
  • experimentation
  • canvass
  • enquiry
  • public opinion poll
  • opinion poll
  • investigation
  • nature study
  • experiment
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