This group is developing "all of the models for sustainable growth," generating for-profit, socially conscious, global ideas.
I'm in business with Al Pacino now; we're developing Betsy and Napoleon about Napoleon's exile in St. Helena.
The 38-year-old Donahue, now single and living in California, is developing three books—two nonfiction tomes and a novel.
There is no question government can do a better job of developing and delivering vaccines.
developing nations around the world have realized the value of preschool and other early education programs, Miles said.
Very much struck with this hint of discovery, I turned my attention to the means of developing it.
But the results of this step were quick in developing themselves.
I have not tried it for developing in the wax-paper or other paper process.
Some of my youthful readers are developing wonderful imaginations.
developing Colonial trade, she extended her home industries.
1650s, "unroll, unfold," from French développer, replacing English disvelop (1590s, from Middle French desveloper), both from Old French desveloper "unwrap, unfurl, unveil; reveal the meaning of, explain," from des- "undo" + veloper "wrap up," of uncertain origin, possibly Celtic or Germanic. Modern figurative use is 18c. The photographic sense is from 1845; the real estate sense is from 1890.
develop de·vel·op (dĭ-věl'əp)
v. de·vel·oped, de·vel·op·ing, de·vel·ops
To progress from earlier to later stages of a life cycle.
To progress from earlier to later or from simpler to more complex stages of evolution.
To aid in the growth of; strengthen.
To grow by degrees into a more advanced or mature state.
To become affected with a disease; contract.