verb (used with object), e·volved, e·volv·ing.
verb (used without object), e·volved, e·volv·ing.
Origin of evolve
Examples from the Web for evolved
Like many Americans—but few Republican presidential candidates—the former Florida governor has evolved on the issue.
As a result, many plants and animals have evolved innovative ways to avoid inbreeding.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cuban hip-hop has evolved as well, both Edgar and Julio talk about the band Los Aldeanos as the new generation of Cuban hip-hop.
Over the years, the meaning has evolved, essentially, to “Christmastime,” and describes the period between Dec. 24 and Jan. 6.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hair and makeup have evolved stylistically along with the clothes we wear.
Various theories have been proposed, such as that it evolved from reasoning on dreams.The Hearts of Men|H. Fielding
In truth, the sunshine pictures of Turner were evolved from a life as dingy and uncomely as could well be.Art in England|Dutton Cook
There was not on the entire river, where so many extraordinary characters have been evolved, a more remarkable pair.The Redemption of David Corson|Charles Frederic Goss
He insists, however, that they have been "evolved" from something, or by some unknown process.Life: Its True Genesis|R. W. Wright
In the mind of modern man a feeling, distasteful to the antique pact, has evolved.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 4 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
British Dictionary definitions for evolved
Word Origin for evolve
Word Origin and History for evolved
1640s, "to unfold, open out, expand," from Latin evolvere "to unroll," especially of books; figuratively "to make clear, disclose; to produce, develop," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + volvere "to roll" (see volvox). Meaning "to develop by natural processes to a higher state" is from 1832. Related: Evolved; evolving.