Associations to the word «Evolve»


EVOLVE, verb. To move in regular procession through a system.
EVOLVE, verb. To change; transform.
EVOLVE, verb. To come into being; develop.
EVOLVE, verb. (biology) Of a population, to change genetic composition over successive generations through the process of evolution.
EVOLVE, verb. (chemistry) To give off (gas, such as oxygen or carbon dioxide during a reaction).

Dictionary definition

EVOLVE, verb. Work out; "We have developed a new theory of evolution".
EVOLVE, verb. Undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago".
EVOLVE, verb. Gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting".

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle