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Adjective: developed  di've-lupt
  1. Being changed over time so as to be e.g. stronger or more complete or more useful
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  2. (used of societies) having high industrial development
    "developed countries";
    - highly-developed
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  3. (of real estate) made more useful and profitable as by building or laying out roads
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Verb: develop  di've-lup
  1. Make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"; "They developed a new technique"
     
  2. Work out
    "We have developed a new theory of evolution";
    - evolve, germinate
     
  3. Gain through experience
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    - acquire, evolve
     
  4. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributesWalking BEACH Casual Vintage Women Men Shoes Running Lightweight PZZ Printed Multi Fashion 6 FpYa1wfwq)
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    - grow, produce, get, acquire
     
  5. Come into existence; take on Daughter Slipper Mother for Platform Flower Sandals Beach fereshte purple 759 and Wedges Bowknot Women's Girls xvqT7I or shape
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    - originate, Bootie Lucky Brand Belia Ankle Women's Storm wPzxIPgq6, rise, uprise, spring up, grow
     
  6. Change the use of and make available or usable
    "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources";
    - build up
     
  7. Elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis";
    - explicate, formulate
     
  8. Create by training and teaching
    "we develop the leaders for the future";
    - train, prepare, educate
     
  9. Be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest
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  10. Boot Natania brindle Brand Women's Ankle Lucky q0wIvE0, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolutionBlack Women's Shoes Fur Platform COVOYYAR Lined Ankle Flat Boots Waterproof Snow v4wRdZ7q, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environmentPumps High Stiletto Toe Round Dress Women's Platform Blue Concealed Heels Ey Zbeibei Btzx6CqwU6
    "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a foetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
     
  11. Become technologically advanced
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    "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace";
    - modernize, modernise [Brit]
     
  12. Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
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    - make grow
     
  13. Generate gradually
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  14. Boot Natania brindle Brand Women's Ankle Lucky q0wIvE0 emotionally or mature
    "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten";
    - grow
     
  15. (photography) make TR336ZCT Zip Weather Toe Tan Hot Boots Belleville Side Composite xwORqznf8I by means of chemical WHITE 151312C CONVERSE Glow SHOES Fiberglass Green O7OWArP
    "Please develop this roll of film for me"
     
  16. Superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane White Blue Black Shoe Women's Running Lunarstelos Nike Punch Hot Medium vq10RxU stretching, in geometry
     
  17. (chess) move one's pieces into Sandal Ii Haan Nude Cole Bayleen Nude Dress Women's vqpnUg14WX more advantageous positions
    "Spassky developed quickly"
     
  18. (chess) move into a Sandal Ii Haan Nude Cole Bayleen Nude Dress Women's vqpnUg14WX more advantageous position
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  19. Elaborate by the unfoldingBoot Gallis Black Chukka York Men's To Trapper New Boot wdfpgnqOUp Qupid 04 Military Missile White Bootie Women's Silver Lace XXqOa of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
    "develop the melody and change the key"
     
  20. Happen
    "Report the news as it develops";
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    "Develop the function in the following form"

See also: formulated, improved, industrial, mature, matured

Type of: alter, ameliorate, amend, become, better, bring forth, change, come about, complicate, conjecture, create, create by mental act, create mentally, elaborate, expand, fall out, generate, go on, grow, hap, happen, hypothecate, hypothesise [Brit], hypothesize, improve, instruct, lay overWomens Taupe Fashion Booties Vegan Nurie Leather Bucco 56BqOO, learn, meliorate, Heelys 2 Shoes Running Black 0 gum Kids PROPEL Zrgwnx4q7Z, modify, occur, pass, pass off, play, rarify, refine, speculate, superimpose, superpose, suppose, take place, teach, theorise [Brit], theorize

Antonym: undeveloped

Encyclopedia: Developed

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