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e·volve

 (ĭ-vŏlv′)
v. e·volved, e·volv·ing, e·volves
v.tr.
1.
a. To develop or achieve gradually: evolve a style of one's own.
b. To work (something) out; devise: "the schemes he evolved to line his purse" (S.J. Perelman).
2. Biology To develop (a characteristic) by evolutionary processes.
3. To give off; emit.
v.intr.
1. To undergo gradual change; develop: an amateur acting group that evolved into a theatrical company.
2. Biology To arise or transform through evolutionary processes.

[Latin ēvolvere, to unroll : ē-, ex-, ex- + volvere, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

e·volv′a·ble adj.
e·volve′ment n.
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evolve

(ɪˈvɒlv)
vb
1. to develop or cause to develop gradually
2. (Biology) (intr) (of animal or plant species) to undergo evolution
3. (Chemistry) (tr) to yield, emit, or give off (heat, gas, vapour, etc)
[C17: from Latin ēvolvere to unfold, from volvere to roll]
eˈvolvable adj
eˈvolvement n
eˈvolver n
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e•volve

(ɪˈvɒlv)

v. e•volved, e•volv•ing. v.t.
1. to develop gradually: to evolve a scheme.
2. to give off or emit, as odors or vapors.
v.i.
3. develop: The whole idea evolved from a casual remark.
4. (of a species or population) to undergo or develop by a process of evolution.
[1635–45; < Latin ēvolvere to unroll, open, unfold]
e•volv′a•ble, adj.
e•volve′ment, n.
e•volv′er, n.
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e·volve

(ĭ-vŏlv′)
1. To undergo evolution: Birds may have evolved from reptiles.
2. To develop a characteristic through the process of evolution: Cats have evolved an extraordinary sense of balance.
3. To undergo change or development: Butterflies evolve from larvae.
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evolve


Past participle: evolved
Gerund: evolving

Imperative
evolve
evolve
Present
I evolve
you evolve
he/she/it evolves
we evolve
you evolve
they evolve
Preterite
I evolved
you evolved
he/she/it evolved
we evolved
you evolved
they evolved
Present Continuous
I am evolving
you are evolving
he/she/it is evolving
we are evolving
you are evolving
they are evolving
Present Perfect
I have evolved
you have evolved
he/she/it has evolved
we have evolved
you have evolved
they have evolved
Past Continuous
I was evolving
you were evolving
he/she/it was evolving
we were evolving
you were evolving
they were evolving
Past Perfect
I had evolved
you had evolved
he/she/it had evolved
we had evolved
you had evolved
they had evolved
Future
I will evolve
you will evolve
he/she/it will evolve
we will evolve
you will evolve
they will evolve
Future Perfect
I will have evolved
you will have evolved
he/she/it will have evolved
we will have evolved
you will have evolved
they will have evolved
Future Continuous
I will be evolving
you will be evolving
he/she/it will be evolving
we will be evolving
you will be evolving
they will be evolving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evolving
you have been evolving
he/she/it has been evolving
we have been evolving
you have been evolving
they have been evolving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evolving
you will have been evolving
he/she/it will have been evolving
we will have been evolving
you will have been evolving
they will have been evolving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been evolving
you had been evolving
he/she/it had been evolving
we had been evolving
you had been evolving
they had been evolving
Conditional
I would evolve
you would evolve
he/she/it would evolve
we would evolve
you would evolve
they would evolve
Past Conditional
I would have evolved
you would have evolved
he/she/it would have evolved
we would have evolved
you would have evolved
they would have evolved
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.evolve - work out; "We have developed a new theory of evolution"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
develop - 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.evolve - undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago"
speciate, differentiate, specialise, specialize - evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
derive - come from; "The present name derives from an older form"
develop - grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
3.evolve - 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"
acquire, develop, produce, grow, get - come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
develop - elaborate by the unfolding 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"
formulate, explicate, develop - elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
develop - generate gradually; "We must develop more potential customers"; "develop a market for the new mobile phone"
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evolve

verb
1. develop, metamorphose, adapt yourself Modern birds evolved from dinosaurs.
2. grow, develop, advance, progress, mature Popular music evolved from folk songs.
3. work out, develop, progress, expand, elaborate, unfold, enlarge, unroll He evolved a working method from which he has never departed.
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evolve

verb
1. To be disclosed gradually:
2. To disclose bit by bit:
Idioms: fill in the details, go into detail.
3. To arrive at through reasoning:
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Translations
يَتَطَوَّر، يَنْشَأ، يَرْتَقي
evoluiratievolvirati
òróa
evoliucijaevoliucinisišsivystytiišvystytivystymas
attīstītattīstīties
vyvinúť sa
evrim geçirmekgelişmek

evolve

[ɪˈvɒlv]
A. VT
1. [+ system, theory, plan] → desarrollar
2. [+ gas, heat] → desprender
B. VI
1. [species] → evolucionar
2. [system, plan, science] → desarrollarse
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evolve

[ɪˈvɒlv]
vi (= develop) → évoluer
to evolve from sth [plant, animal] → évoluer à partir de qch; [tradition, art] → avoir son origine dans qch
to evolve into sth [plant, animal] → évoluer jusqu'à devenir qch
vtélaborere-voting [ˈiːvəʊtɪŋ] nvote m électronique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

evolve

vt system, theory, planentwickeln
visich entwickeln, sich herausbilden
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evolve

[ɪˈvɒlv]
1. vt (system, theory, plan) → elaborare, sviluppare
2. vi (species) → evolversi; (system, plan, science) → svilupparsi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

evolve

(iˈvolv) verb
to (cause to) develop gradually. Man evolved from the apes.
evolution (iːvəˈluːʃən) , ((American) e-) noun
1. gradual working out or development. the evolution of our form of government.
2. the development of the higher kinds of animals (eg man), plants etc, from the lower kinds. Darwin's theory of evolution.
evolutionary (iːvəˈluːʃənəri) , ((American) e-) adjective
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

evolve

vi evolucionar, desarrollarse
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