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Synonym of Development

Development Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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development
Synonyms and related words:
abiogenesis, access, accession, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, action, addition, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, aging, amplification, anacrusis, anagnorisis, angle, appreciation, apprenticeship, archigenesis, architectonics, architecture, argument, ascent, atmosphere, augmentation, background, ballooning, basic training, bass passage, beautification, biogenesis, birth, blastogenesis, bloating, blossoming, boom, boost, bourdon, breaking, breeding, bridge, broadening, budding, buildup, burden, burgeoning, by-product, cadence, catastrophe, characterization, chorus, circumstance, coda, color, complication, condition, conditioning, consequence, consequent, continuity, contrivance, corollary, crescendo, cultivation, denouement, derivation, derivative, design, developmental change, device, digenesis, dilation, discipline, distillate, division, drill, drilling, edema, effect, elaboration, elevation, embellishment, enlargement, epigenesis, episode, eumerogenesis, event, eventuality, eventuation, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, excrescence, exercise, expansion, expatiation, explication, exposition, extension, fable, falling action, fetching-up, figure, flood, flowering, folderol, fostering, fruit, furtherance, gain, gemmation, generation, genesis, germination, gimmick, gradual change, greatening, grooming, growth, gush, happening, harmonic close, harvest, heterogenesis, hike, histogenesis, homogenesis, housebreaking, improvement, in-service training, incident, increase, increment, inflation, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, isogenesis, issue, jump, leap, legacy, line, local color, logical outcome, manual training, maturation, maturescence, maturing, maturity, measure, mellowing, merogenesis, metagenesis, military training, monogenesis, mood, motif, mounting, movement, multiplication, musical phrase, musical sentence, mythos, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, nurture, nurturing, occurrence, offshoot, offspring, on-the-job training, ongoing, ornament, orthogenesis, outcome, outgrowth, overgrowth, pangenesis, part, parthenogenesis, passage, perfection, period, peripeteia, phenomenon, phrase, plan, plot, practice, precipitate, preparation, procreation, product, productiveness, progress, progression, proliferation, pullulation, raise, raising, readying, rearing, recognition, refinement, refrain, rehearsal, reproduction, resolution, response, result, resultant, ripening, rise, rising action, ritornello, scheme, seasoning, secondary plot, section, senescence, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, situation, slant, sloyd, snowballing, spontaneous generation, spread, sprouting, stanza, statement, story, strain, structure, subject, subplot, surge, swelling, switch, tailpiece, tempering, thematic development, theme, tone, topic, training, tumescence, tutti, tutti passage, twist, unfolding, up, upbringing, upgrowth, upping, upshot, upsurge, upswing, uptrend, upturn, variation, vegetation, verse, vocational education, vocational training, waxing, widening, working-out
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
development

Noun
1. act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining; "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency"; "they funded research and development"
(hypernym) improvement
(hyponym) advancement, progress
(derivation) develop
2. a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
(synonym) evolution
(hypernym) process
(hyponym) assibilation
(derivation) develop, grow
3. a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; "recent developments in Iraq"; "what a revolting development!"
(hypernym) change, alteration, modification
(hyponym) turn, turn of events, twist
(derivation) break, recrudesce, develop
4. the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
(synonym) exploitation
(hypernym) use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise
(hyponym) land development
(derivation) build up, develop
5. a district that has been developed to serve some purpose; "such land is practical for small park developments"
(hypernym) district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion
(hyponym) housing development
(derivation) build up, develop
6. a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess); "after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter"; "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"
(hypernym) improvement, melioration
(hyponym) underdevelopment
(derivation) develop
(classification) chess, chess game
7. (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
(synonym) growth, growing, maturation, ontogeny, ontogenesis
(antonym) nondevelopment
(hypernym) organic process, biological process
(hyponym) culture
(part-meronym) gastrulation
(derivation) develop
(classification) biology, biological science
(class) isometry
8. processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible; "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"
(synonym) developing
(hypernym) processing
(hyponym) underdevelopment
(derivation) develop

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