What does evolve mean?

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ɪˈvɒlvevolve

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evolve, germinate, develop(verb)

    work out

    "We have developed a new theory of evolution"

  2. evolve(verb)

    undergo development or evolution

    "Modern man evolved a long time ago"

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. evolve(Verb)

    To move in regular procession through a system.

    Etymology: From evolvere, present active infinitive of evolvo, from e, short form of ex, + volvo.

  2. evolve(Verb)

    To develop.

    Etymology: From evolvere, present active infinitive of evolvo, from e, short form of ex, + volvo.

  3. evolve(Verb)

    Of a population, to change genetic composition over successive generations through the process of evolution.

    Etymology: From evolvere, present active infinitive of evolvo, from e, short form of ex, + volvo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evolve(verb)

    to unfold or unroll; to open and expand; to disentangle and exhibit clearly and satisfactorily; to develop; to derive; to educe

    Etymology: [L. evolvere, evolutum; e out + volvere to roll. See Voluble.]

  2. Evolve(verb)

    to throw out; to emit; as, to evolve odors

    Etymology: [L. evolvere, evolutum; e out + volvere to roll. See Voluble.]

  3. Evolve(verb)

    to become open, disclosed, or developed; to pass through a process of evolution

    Etymology: [L. evolvere, evolutum; e out + volvere to roll. See Voluble.]

Freebase

  1. Evolve

    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

  1. Evolve

    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. evolvĕree, out, volvĕre, volūtum, to roll.]

Editors Contribution

  1. evolve

    To improve using our mind, thoughts, learning, awareness, education, experience, understanding, knowledge and skills.

    You could see how they did evolve, it was amazing to see.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'evolve' in Verbs Frequency: #718

How to pronounce evolve?

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How to say evolve in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evolve in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evolve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of evolve in a Sentence

  1. Kathy Mears:

    Gods givenus a little challenge here, i really do feel like were going to evolve and were going to be better and were going to be stronger at the end of this.

  2. Ridley Scott:

    Very basic questions. So I came up with the notion of 'Prometheus' 1, which starts to indicate who might have made it and where it came from, so I'm now going to the next one, which is the next evolution directly connected with the first one, which was this Shaw, when he replaced Michael Fassbender in two pieces and we'll kind of pick it up there and it will evolve. When that's finished there'll be another one and then another one which will gradually drive into the back entrance of the film in 1979.

  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    This summer temperatures will soar high and may kill many birds due to lack of water. PLEASE KEEP A BOWL OF WATER IN YOUR BALCONY , WINDOW OR IN OPEN PLACES and save their lives, instead of shooing them away. Be sensitive to all lives and MickeyMize the ecology. Share this to support life for one and all and evolve.

  5. Federal Reserve:

    What we've done is we've said that we're going to wait and see how those conditions evolve before we make any changes to our interest rate policy, and that means patient.

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