Definition for evolution

noun as in development, progress

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Example Sentences

Their evolution has been going on for longer than I ever expected, and I am very proud of it.

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Fortune Connect is the next step in the evolution of our purpose.

From Fortune

So we have evolution to thank for shielding us from complete self-knowledge.

Through a gradual evolution, over many years of trial and error, we found an approach for making this work.

Convergent evolution means there aren't even very many double-deckers left, and most planes carry their engines under the wings.

Human evolution has left men as deeply wired for emotional connections to children as women are.

This view is known as “theistic evolution” and is widely embraced by educated evangelicals.

The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being friends to being a couple.

The traditional wisdom is “action is character,” and their evolution is one, with a slight edge to character.

The evolution of style is oft studied but rarely understood in any comprehensive manner.

The evolution theory alleges that they were evolved, slowly, by natural processes out of previously existing matter.

To fix on any one stage in such an evolution, detach it, affirm it, is to wrest a true scripture to its destruction.

The biological doctrine of evolution was misinterpreted and misapplied to social policy.

In the flowers, both by day and night, there is a constant absorption of oxygen, and evolution of carbonic acid.

That at some period of Man's gradual evolution from the brute, God found Man guilty of some sin, and cursed him.


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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to evolution, such as: change, enlargement, expansion, growth, progression, and transformation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.