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1. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] change the use of and make available or usable.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • evolve
  • grow
  • expand
  • enlarge
  • spread
  • progress
  • redevelop
  • prepare
  • better
  • build up
  • amend
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • make grow
  • settle
  • train
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • modernise

Antonyms

  • young
  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Develop

  • envelop
  • tellep
  • delapp
  • delap

How do you pronounce develop?

Pronounce develop as dɪˈvɛləp.

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How to spell develop? Is it develo? Or devlop? Common misspellings are:

  • develo
  • devlop

Sentences with develop


1. Verb, base form
The timer lasts for two minutes, which is the perfect amount of time to help develop a routine.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This means that many mountain climbers develop close relationships because they have to trust the others with their life.

Quotes about develop


1. In rough times, pathfinders rely on work, friends, humor and prayer. They develop a support network.
- Gail Sheehy

2. I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world's energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on.
- Bill Nye

3. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation.

Synonyms

  • evolve
  • create
  • build

Antonyms

  • better
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • heat

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] gain through experience.

Synonyms

  • produce
  • evolve
  • change
  • explicate
  • grow
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • demote
  • fall back
  • wane
  • back

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).

Synonyms

  • stock
  • work up
  • feather
  • evolve
  • pupate
  • stool
  • fledge
  • change
  • pod
  • grow
  • leaf
  • get
  • get up
  • tiller
  • acquire
  • cut
  • teethe
  • produce
  • spring
  • sprout

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • decrease
  • fold
  • cross

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] come into existence; take on form or shape.

Synonyms

  • resurge
  • uprise
  • emerge
  • head
  • come
  • come forth
  • follow
  • well up
  • spring up
  • grow
  • originate
  • rise
  • swell
  • arise

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate
  • de-iodinate

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] work out.

Synonyms

  • create by mental act
  • evolve
  • create mentally

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.

Synonyms

  • speculate
  • conjecture
  • hypothesize
  • suppose
  • mature
  • formulate
  • hypothesise
  • theorise
  • evolve
  • theorize
  • explicate
  • reformulate
  • hypothecate
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • irregular
  • disrepute
  • nonstandard
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] create by training and teaching.

Synonyms

  • toilet-train
  • prepare
  • learn
  • housebreak
  • drill
  • build up
  • groom
  • teach
  • house-train
  • instruct
  • train
  • educate

Antonyms

  • late
  • borrow
  • original
  • overstock

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment.

Synonyms

  • work up
  • dedifferentiate
  • maturate
  • evolve
  • spike out
  • unfold
  • adolesce
  • age
  • get on
  • incubate
  • shape up
  • come on
  • build
  • get along
  • progress
  • spike
  • flower
  • build up
  • mature
  • differentiate
  • grow
  • blossom
  • blossom out
  • bud
  • senesce
  • blossom forth
  • come along
  • advance

Antonyms

  • dedifferentiate
  • majority
  • minority
  • rejuvenate

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. develop

verb. ['dɪˈvɛləp'] be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest; .

Synonyms

  • recrudesce
  • uprise
  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • take place
  • spring up
  • grow
  • originate
  • rise
  • break
  • fall out
  • arise

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • level
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • développer (French)
  • desveloper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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