evolve, germinate, develop(verb)
"We have developed a new theory of evolution"
undergo development or evolution
"Modern man evolved a long time ago"
develop, acquire, evolve(verb)
gain through experience
"I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
To move in regular procession through a system.
Of a population, to change genetic composition over successive generations through the process of evolution.
Origin: From evolvere, present active infinitive of evolvo, from e, short form of ex, + volvo.
to unfold or unroll; to open and expand; to disentangle and exhibit clearly and satisfactorily; to develop; to derive; to educe
to throw out; to emit; as, to evolve odors
to become open, disclosed, or developed; to pass through a process of evolution
Origin: [L. evolvere, evolutum; e out + volvere to roll. See Voluble.]
Evolve is the twelfth studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 2003. The album won DiFranco and Brian Grunert a Grammy Award for Best Recording Package in 2004. This album is more eclectic and stylistically venturous than DiFranco's previous works, experimenting with styles such as jazz and funk.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-volv′, v.t. to unroll: to disclose: to develop: to unravel.—v.i. to disclose itself: to result.—n. Ev′olūte (math.), an original curve from which another curve (the involute) is described by the end of a thread gradually unwound from the former.—adj. Evolv′able, that can be drawn out.—n. Evolve′ment.—adj. Evolv′ent. [L. evolvĕre—e, out, volvĕre, volūtum, to roll.]
To improve or change using awareness, education, experience, knowledge and skills.
You could see how they did evolve, it was amazing to see.Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'evolve' in Verbs Frequency: #718
The numerical value of evolve in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of evolve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of evolve in a Sentence
I must question, for if not, how can I evolve?
Progressive Insurance needs to continue to evolve.
But the situation is fluid, unstable and could evolve.
Lovers only become soulmates when they evolve into one soul.
If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.
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- развивам се, напредвамBulgarian
- progressar, desenvoluparCatalan, Valencian
- vyvíjet se, vyvinoutCzech
- desarrollar, progresar, evolucionarSpanish
- progresser, élaborer, évoluerFrench
- utvikle segNorwegian
- desenvolver, crescer, elaborar, evoluir, progredirPortuguese
- развива́ться, разви́тьсяRussian
- evoluírati, evolvíratiSerbo-Croatian
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