Part of speech:
To make larger in scope or effect; expand:
To reduce to a pure state; purify.
To work out with care and detail; develop thoroughly:
To further the popularity, sales, etc. of, as by publicizing and advertising
To make fuller, more meaningful, or more rewarding:
To bring to view; offer for inspection
To reveal slowly
To bring into being; create or start:
To get by one's own efforts:
To become greater in size, volume, quantity, or scope:
To enlarge the scope or effect of:
To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
(Now Rare) To use profitably or to good advantage
To bring into reality; make real:
To increase the apparent size of (an object), especially by means of a lens, instrument, or device.
To add an augment to
To improve by care, training, or study; refine
To complete or embellish (a piece of writing, etc.); finish; perfect
To consume all of; use up:
To bring to completion
To make or become deep or deeper.
(Intransitive) To become longer.
To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
A debt that has become payable. A debt that has become payable.
To work (something) out; devise:
To increase in scope or severity, as a disease taking an unfavorable course.
To reveal; make known; esp., to expose (something secret or not generally known)
To present or expose to view; show; display
To clarify the elements of (something mysterious or baffling); solve:
To bare the head in respect or reverence.
To make something plain or comprehensible:
(Intransitive, slang) To relax; to chill out; as, to rest and relieve of stress
(Obs.) To remove from a roll or list
To make clear or explicit (something obscure or implied); explain fully
To provide with artistic or decorative detail:
To state emphatically to
To set forth in words; declare.
To narrate the facts or particulars of:
To reveal slowly
To reveal slowly
To work out
(Archaic) To roam or wander freely
To work out
(Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
To work out
To work out
To add additional components to a previously constructed framework or device so that additional or improved functionality is obtained or created
To develop or evolve as something new, improved, etc.
To be found; exist
To prove; be evidence of
To come into or acquire (something undesirable)
To acquire or incur by contagion or infection.
(Chiefly North America) While being born or produced. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
Originating or produced from outside a cell, tissue, or organism:
(Chem.) Designating or of the state of an element just released from a compound and having unusual chemical activity because atoms of the element have not combined to form molecules
About to produce or come forth with something, such as an idea or a discovery.
Covered with short hairs or soft down.
Capable of success or continuing effectiveness; practicable:
Promotion, as to a higher rank
The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
The application of techniques or technology to the production of new goods or services.
The process by which cells or parts of an organism change during development to serve a specific function. The cells of an animal in its early embryonic phase, for example, are identical at first but develop by differentiation into specific tissues, such as bone, heart muscle, and skin. The factors determining the differentiation of any particular cell are not well understood, but in deuterostomes (vertebrates and other complex animals) they include the location of the cell relative to other cells.
A process of development and change from one state to another, as of the universe in its development through time.
A condition or period of great vigor.
(Medicine) The maintenance of an infant, especially a premature infant, in an environment of controlled temperature, humidity, and oxygen concentration in order to provide optimal conditions for growth and development.
The act or process of maturing, esp. of becoming full-grown or fully developed
A being perfect, complete, or ready
The mode of developmental formation of an organism or any of its parts
A source of nourishment; food.
The development of an individual organism or a part of an organism from inception to maturity.
The evolutionary development and history of a species or higher taxonomic grouping of organisms.
The stage of adolescence in which an individual becomes physiologically capable of sexual reproduction.
The soft down that covers the surface of many plants and insects
The path of a projectile or other moving body through space.
To develop; flourish:
To produce (fissionable material) in a breeder reactor.
To make or become broad or broader.
To put forth new buds, leaves, or greenery; sprout.
To make unlike; develop specialized differences in
To find out; learn of the existence of; realize
To provide with knowledge or training in a particular area or for a particular purpose:
To become covered with a powdery deposit.
To set forth point by point; state in detail
To do or fare well; prosper:
To develop naturally or fully; mature:
To arouse or incite:
To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
To produce as a result of a chemical or physical process:
To come into existence:
To carry in the uterus during pregnancy
To maintain (a chemical or biochemical system) under specific conditions in order to promote a particular reaction.
To cause to take physical form, or to cause an object to appear.
To suppurate; discharge pus
To promote the development of
To generate; to produce.
(Archaic) To cause to prosper
To breed quickly
To produce a copy, imitation, or representation of:
To become or make ripe; mature, age, cure, etc.
To become known; come to light.
To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.
To grow old or show signs of growing old
To make or become mellow.
To happen to:
In the first person, with relation to the person addressed
To take place
To cover, as with extra bedclothes
To cause or allow to go through an examination, test, etc. successfully
To make wider or larger; cause to expand or swell; stretch
The process by which the birth of a mammal occurs, beginning with contractions of the uterus and ending with the expulsion of the fetus and the placenta.
To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
To obtain by concession or request:
To make or become sick, ill, disgusted, distressed, etc.
To get possession
cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
To overcome or put an end to, especially by force or strong opposition:
To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.
To make modern; bring up to date in style, design, methods, etc.
To teach (a child or pet) to control urination and defecation
To fit out; equip:
To prepare according to a specified formula.
To result or spring (from)
To cause to rise, as birds from cover or a fish to the surface of the water
To increase in size, volume, etc.; swell, as sound
(Intransitive, figuratively) To come rapidly into existence.
To make use of selfishly or unethically:
To become beautiful
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