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 evolvement
Hugo's evolvement of his own ideas led to much controversy, and his book was severely attacked.Victor Hugo: His Life and Works|G. Barnett Smith
All of them contributed something to the evolvement of the present highly efficient and dependable wireless.The Brighton Boys in the Radio Service|James R. Driscoll
British Dictionary definitions for evolvement
Word Origin for evolve
Word Origin and History for evolvement
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.