Definitions For Devolve


  • Grow worse
  • Be inherited by
  • Pass on or delegate to another
  • To gradually go from an advanced state to a less advanced state
  • To pass (responsibility, power, etc.) from one person or group to another person or group at a lower level of authority
  • To be given to someone after the owner has died

Is Devolve 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 Devolve is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Devolve in a Sentence

  • She cynically asserts that our species is devolving.
  • Somehow the debate devolved into a petty competition to see who could get more applause.
  • Community leaders hope that the new government will devolve more power to the community itself.

Synonyms for Devolve

Antonyms for Devolve

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