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1. evolution

noun. ['ˌɛvəˈluːʃən, ˌiːvəˈluːʃən, ˌɛvoʊˈluːʃən, ˌiːvoʊˈluːʃən'] a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage).

Synonyms

  • growth
  • unfolding
  • assibilation
  • flowering
  • process
  • physical process
  • development

Antonyms

  • katamorphism
  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation

Etymology

  • evolutio (Latin)
  • evolutus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Evolution

  • redistribution
  • electrocution
  • distribution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • execution
  • attribution
  • resolution
  • elocution
  • dissolution
  • diminution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • absolution
  • solution
  • pollution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan
  • lucian

How do you pronounce evolution?

Pronounce evolution as ˌɛvəˈluʃən.

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Sentences with evolution


1. Noun, singular or mass
Even though they don't use them, evolution hasn't made them completely disappear.

Quotes about evolution


1. Life is all about evolution. What looks like a mistake to others has been a milestone in my life. Even if people have betrayed me, even if my heart was broken, even if people misunderstood or judged me, I have learned from these incidents. We are human and we make mistakes, but learning from them is what makes the difference.
- Amisha Patel

2. Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

3. Evolution does not necessarily favor the longest-lived. It doesn't necessarily favor the biggest or the strongest or the fastest, and not even the smartest. Evolution favors those creatures best adapted to their environment. That is the sole test of survival and success.
- Harvey V. Fineberg

2. evolution

noun. ['ˌɛvəˈluːʃən, ˌiːvəˈluːʃən, ˌɛvoʊˈluːʃən, ˌiːvoʊˈluːʃən'] (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.

Synonyms

  • anamorphism
  • organic process
  • biological process
  • emergent evolution
  • organic evolution
  • microevolution
  • anthropogeny
  • anamorphosis
  • phylogenesis
  • phylogeny
  • anthropogenesis
  • macroevolution

Antonyms

  • development
  • moderating
  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis

Etymology

  • evolutio (Latin)
  • evolutus (Latin)
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