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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. develop: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. develop: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. develop: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. develop: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. develop: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. develop: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Develop, develop: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. develop: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. develop: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. develop: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. develop: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. develop: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. develop: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. develop: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. develop: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. develop: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Develop (Apple magazine), Develop (magazine), Develop: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Develop: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. develop: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. develop: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. develop: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. develop: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. develop: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. develop: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. develop: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. develop: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. develop: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. develop: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Develop: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  2. develop: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. develop: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  4. develop: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. develop: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. develop: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. develop: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. DEVELOP: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. DEVELOP: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. develop: Idioms [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Develop: Chess Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (develop)

verb:  make visible by means of chemical solutions ("Please develop this roll of film for me")
verb:  expand in the form of a series ("Develop the function in the following form")
verb:  grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment ("A flower developed on the branch")
verb:  cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development ("The perfect climate here develops the grain")
verb:  be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest ("The plot developed slowly")
verb:  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")
verb:  grow emotionally or mature ("The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten")
verb:  gain through experience ("Children must develop a sense of right and wrong")
verb:  move into a strategically more advantageous position ("Develop the rook")
verb:  move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions ("Spassky developed quickly")
verb:  superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
verb:  generate gradually ("We must develop more potential customers")
verb:  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")
verb:  create by training and teaching ("We develop the leaders for the future")
verb:  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) ("The patient developed abdominal pains")
verb:  change the use of and make available or usable ("Develop land")
verb:  happen ("Report the news as it develops")
verb:  become technologically advanced ("Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace")
verb:  elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses ("Could you develop the ideas in your thesis")
verb:  work out ("We have developed a new theory of evolution")
verb:  come into existence; take on form or shape

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