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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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  • underdevelopment
  • redevelopment

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. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful.

Synonyms

  • overuse
  • commercialization
  • utilisation
  • unitisation
  • usage
  • overexploitation
  • unitization
  • overutilisation
  • utilization
  • capitalization
  • capitalisation
  • land development
  • exercise
  • exploitation
  • water program
  • water development
  • electrification
  • water project
  • employment
  • commercialisation
  • overutilization

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • nonproliferation
  • fauna
  • incoherence

Etymology

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

7. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] the land on which real estate is located.

Synonyms

  • real estate
  • immovable
  • no man's land
  • farmstead
  • homestead
  • realty

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • utopia
  • perfection
  • homozygosity

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).

Synonyms

  • turf
  • badlands
  • ploughland
  • tilth
  • tillage
  • ground
  • object
  • sod
  • polder
  • farmland
  • scablands
  • plowland
  • bottom
  • coastland
  • rangeland
  • tilled land
  • physical object
  • sward
  • bottomland
  • overburden
  • soil
  • cultivated land
  • wetland
  • greensward

Antonyms

  • motion
  • inaction
  • dystopia
  • heterozygosity

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. land

verb. ['ˈlænd'] reach or come to rest.

Synonyms

  • alight
  • belly-land
  • beach
  • port
  • disembark
  • debark
  • arrive
  • undershoot
  • set down
  • light
  • perch
  • get
  • touch down
  • come
  • force-land

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. land

noun. ['ˈlænd'] territory over which rule or control is exercised.

Synonyms

  • dukedom
  • country
  • princedom
  • barony
  • region
  • kingdom
  • realm
  • grand duchy
  • emirate
  • domain
  • archduchy
  • principality
  • fiefdom
  • sheikhdom
  • imperium
  • duchy
  • demesne
  • empire
  • suzerainty
  • state
  • sheikdom
  • viscounty
  • earldom

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • land (Middle English (1100-1500))
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