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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

to make more advanced, effective, or usable; to cause to grow; to bring into being; to elaborate in detail; to treat (film) so as to make images visible; to become more advanced, mature, etc.; to come gradually into existence or operation

Usage examples (32)
  • "Some people have a well-developed conscience, and some don't."
  • She had attained her full height, and was tall and well-developed.
  • It's a well-developed, emotional film with themes for both generations.
  • He was a lad of thirteen, unusually tall and well-developed for his age. for more
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