|1.||[ verb ] undergo an evolution|
"Modern man evolved a long time ago"
|Related terms:||develop derive speciate|
|2.||[ verb ] work out; as of a theory or an idea|
"We have developed a new theory of evolution"
|Related terms:||create_by_mental_act develop|
|3.||[ verb ] come up with|
"His colleagues worked out his interesting idea" "We worked up an ad for our client"
|Related terms:||develop develop derive speciate elaborate development|
|4.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||change grow explicate develop develop evolution|