What does developer mean?

Definitions for developer
dɪˈvɛl ə pərde·vel·op·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. developernoun

    someone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)

  2. developernoun

    photographic equipment consisting of a chemical solution for developing film


  1. Developernoun

    a corporation or individual who finances or organizes a real estate development.

  2. Developernoun

    (Photog.) A chemical bath or reagent used in developing photographs. By the action of the developer, the latent image on a photographic plate or film, not perceptible to the eye after exposure in the camera, is developed and becomes visible.


  1. developernoun

    A person or entity engaged in the creation or improvement of certain classes of products.

  2. developernoun

    A real estate developer; a person or company who prepares a parcel of land for sale, or creates structures on that land.

  3. developernoun

    A film developer; a person who uses chemicals to create photographs from photograph negatives.

  4. developernoun

    A liquid used in the chemical processing of traditional photos.

  5. developernoun

    A software developer; a person or company who creates or modifies computer software.


  1. developer

    A developer is an individual or a company that creates and designs a wide range of products, from computer software, applications, websites to real estate projects. They are responsible for the entire development process - from initial planning and design, to testing and implementation. In the tech industry, the term usually refers to software engineers and programmers who write code. Meanwhile, in real estate, developers purchase land and build structures like residential, commercial, or industrial properties.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Developernoun

    one who, or that which, develops

  2. Developernoun

    a reagent by the action of which the latent image upon a photographic plate, after exposure in the camera, or otherwise, is developed and visible


  1. Developer

    Developer is the fifth full-length album released by indie rock band Silkworm. It was their second and final album released on Matador Records before they switched to Touch and Go.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'developer' in Nouns Frequency: #1893

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of developer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of developer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of developer in a Sentence

  1. John Gordon:

    We’ve already opened up Watson’s developer cloud that has been used to build 7,000 apps powered by Watson, it’s been used from retail to legal, and has allowed Watson to move in a number of different areas. I think the industry will keep looking for more and more ways for cognitive computing to interact naturally and continue to learn. Ultimately, AlchemyAPI shared our vision for the next era of computing.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Jared's a very successful developer and he just loves politics now.

  3. Sameer Samat:

    Most Android devices ship with at least two app stores preinstalled, and consumers are able to install additional app stores, this openness means that even if a developer and Google do not agree on business terms the developer can still distribute on the Android platform.

  4. Neinor Chief Executive Juan Velayos:

    We want to lead the residential developer market in Spain, and to do that we need a big land bank, in 2015 there was hardly any competition and we could buy a large part of the suitable land available in Spain. Now there's more competition and less land.

  5. Paul Gaumer:

    The positioning is very different because we work with beginners to bring them to a junior-developer level.

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  • مطورArabic
  • developer, vývojářCzech
  • programmør, udviklerDanish
  • EntwicklerGerman
  • promotor, desarrolladorSpanish
  • tuotekehittäjä, rakennuttaja, ohjelmoija, kiinteistönkehittäjä, kehittäjä, kehitin, ([[filmi]]n) [[kehittäjä]]Finnish
  • promoteur, concepteur, programmeur, révélateur, créateur, développateur, développeurFrench
  • डेवलपरHindi
  • előhívószer, fejlesztő, előhívóHungarian
  • sviluppatore di software, liquido per sviluppare, sviluppatoreItalian
  • プログラマー, 現像液Japanese
  • 프로그래머Korean
  • elitLatin
  • ontwerper, ontwikkelaar, promotor, programmeur, projectontwikkelaarDutch
  • wywoływacz, programista, deweloperPolish
  • developer, programador, revelador, desenvolvedorPortuguese
  • dezvoltator, developator, conceptor, lichid developator, revelator, creatorRomanian
  • программистка, застройщик, программист, разработчица, проявитель, разработчикRussian
  • zhvilluese, zhvilluesAlbanian
  • mjukvaruutvecklare, utvecklareSwedish
  • ผู้พัฒนาThai
  • developman maddesi, geliştirici, film banyosu ilacı, yazılım uzmanıTurkish
  • 開發人員Chinese

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