Definitions For Development


  • Act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
  • The act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
  • (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated
  • A recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
  • A district that has been developed to serve some purpose
  • Processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
  • A process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
  • (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
  • A state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)
  • The act or process of growing or causing something to grow or become larger or more advanced
  • The act or process of creating something over a period of time
  • The state of being created or made more advanced

Is Development a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Development is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 24 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Development in a Sentence

  • Good nutrition is important for proper muscle development.
  • The company offers many opportunities for professional development.
  • The software is still in the early stages of development.

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