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develop
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 7
1. To become apparent gradually; as, a picture on sensitive paper develops on the application of heat; the plans of the conspirators develop.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To free from that which infolds or envelops; to unfold; to lay open by degrees or in detail; to make visible or known; to disclose; to produce or give forth; as, to develop theories; a motor that develops 100 horse power.
2. To advance; to further; to prefect; to make to increase; to promote the growth of.
Part of Speech: noun
1. To unfold gradually, as a flower from a bud; hence, to bring through a succession of states or stages, each of which is preparatory to the next; to form or expand by a process of growth; to cause to change gradually from an embryo, or a lower state, to a higher state or form of being; as, sunshine and rain develop the bud into a flower; to develop the mind.
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