develop


develop
develop [v1] cultivate, prosper advance, age, enroot, establish, evolve, expand, flourish, foster, grow, grow up, maturate, mature, mellow, progress, promote, ripen, thrive; concepts 253,427,704 —Ant. halt, repress develop [v2] expand, work out actualize, advance, amplify, augment, beautify, broaden, build up, cultivate, deepen, dilate, elaborate, enlarge, enrich, evolve, exploit, extend, finish, heighten, improve, intensify, lengthen, magnify, materialize, perfect, polish, promote, realize, refine, spread, strengthen, stretch, unfold, widen; concepts 700,775 —Ant. circumscribe, compress, confine, decrease, lessen, narrow develop [v3] begin; occur acquire, arise, befall, betide, break, break out, breed, chance, come about, come off, commence, contract, ensue, establish, follow, form, generate, go, happen, invest, originate, pick up, result, start, transpire; concept 119 —Ant. cease, discontinue, end, halt, stop develop [v4] unfold; be made known account for, acquire, actualize, disclose, disentangle, elaborate, evolve, exhibit, explain, explicate, foretell, form, materialize, produce, reach, realize, recount, state, uncoil, uncover, unfurl, unravel, unroll, untwist, unwind; concepts 60,261

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  • develop — 1 *unfold, evolve, elaborate, perfect Analogous words: actualize, *realize, materialize: attain, achieve, compass, *reach 2 *mature, ripen, age Analogous words: *advance, progress: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • develop — ► VERB (developed, developing) 1) become or make larger or more advanced. 2) start to exist, experience, or possess. 3) convert (land) to a new purpose, especially by constructing buildings. 4) treat (a photographic film) with chemicals to make a …   English terms dictionary