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English verb: evolve

1. evolve (creation) work out


SamplesWe have developed a new theory of evolution.


ExamplesDid he evolve his major works over a short period of time?


Synonymsdevelop, germinate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create by mental act, create mentally


Verb groupdevelop

2. evolve (change) undergo development or evolution


SamplesModern man evolved a long time ago.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)develop


Narrower (hyponym)derive, differentiate, specialise, specialize, speciate

3. evolve (change) gain through experience


SamplesI 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.


Synonymsacquire, develop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupacquire, develop, develop, develop, develop, explicate, formulate, get, grow, produce









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