Definitions For Develop


  • Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  • Change the use of and make available or usable
  • Expand in the form of a series
  • Grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
  • Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
  • Happen
  • Be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest
  • Elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
  • Become technologically advanced
  • Grow emotionally or mature
  • Gain through experience
  • Create by training and teaching
  • Elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
  • Move into a strategically more advantageous position
  • Move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions
  • Superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
  • Generate gradually
  • Work out
  • Make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
  • Make visible by means of chemical solutions
  • Come into existence; take on form or shape
  • To cause (something) to grow or become bigger or more advanced
  • To grow or become bigger or more advanced
  • To create (something) over a period of time

Is Develop a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
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Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Develop is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Develop in a Sentence

  • She has been exercising regularly to develop her back muscles.
  • The story was later developed into a novel.
  • The island has developed its economy around tourism.

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