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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. devolve: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. devolve: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. devolve: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. devolve: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. devolve: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. devolve: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Devolve, devolve: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. devolve: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. devolve: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. devolve: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. devolve: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. devolve: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. devolve: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. devolve: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. devolve: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. devolve: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  17. Devolve: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. devolve: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. devolve: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Devolve: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. devolve: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. devolve: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. devolve: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. devolve: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. devolve: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. devolve: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. devolve: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. devolve: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. DEVOLVE: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  5. devolve: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. devolve: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. Devolve: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. devolve: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. devolve: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. devolve: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (devolve)

verb:  pass on or delegate to another ("The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital")
verb:  grow worse ("The discussion devolved into a shouting match")
verb:  be inherited by ("The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead")

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Words similar to devolve:   devolved, devolving, fall, pass, return, more...

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