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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having the capacity to adapt; Having the capacity to develop or achieve gradually.

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used with object) : to evolve a scheme
  • Verb (used without object) : The whole idea evolved from a casual remark. ,The human species evolved from an ancestor that was probably arboreal
  • Why not the clotting system shown to be evolvable?
  • They have ignored the evolvable archebacterial flagellum. for more
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