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See definition of develops on Dictionary.com
  • verbcultivate, prosper
  • verbexpand, work out
  • verbbegin; occur
  • verbunfold; be made known

synonyms for develops

  • advance
  • establish
  • evolve
  • expand
  • flourish
  • grow
  • progress
  • promote
  • age
  • foster
  • maturate
  • mature
  • mellow
  • ripen
  • thrive
  • enroot
  • grow up

antonyms for develops

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • halt
  • lessen
  • retreat
  • retrogress
  • stop
  • stunt
  • cease
  • circumscribe
  • compress
  • confine
  • discontinue
  • end
  • narrow
  • repress
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How to use develops in a sentence

This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
In such cases, Synthesis, which is taught hereafter, develops an indirect relation.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The arm in these childish drawings early develops the interesting adjunct of a hand.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Such reading neither strengthens the old power nor develops any new power.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Religion follows the new ideas, and in two of the older deities of the fields develops the notions of justice and war.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
Involuntarily he develops two distinct personalities, and, lacking other subjects, one becomes the spy on the other.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
We think it wrong to reproach parents with the fears they manifest when the gift of poetry develops in their offspring.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
A full, busy youth is your only prelude to a self-contained and independent age; and the muff inevitably develops into a bore.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Like all the passions, it is instinctive in origin, though it may come under the control of the intellect as the mind develops.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
A very characteristic set of symptoms develops sometimes after injuries in the temporal region or just above it.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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