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verb (develops, developing, developed)
1grow or cause to grow and become more mature, advanced, or elaborate: [no object]:motion pictures developed into mass entertainment (as adjective developing)this is a rapidly developing field [with object]:entrepreneurs develop their skills through trial and error [no object]
(often as adjective developing
) (of a poor agricultural country) become more economically and socially advanced:the developing world
[with object] convert (land) to a new purpose by constructing buildings or making other use of its resources. construct or convert (a building) so as to improve existing resources. [with object] elaborate (a musical theme) by modification of the melody, harmony, or rhythm. [with object] Chess bring (a piece) into play from its initial position on a player’s back rank. [with object] Geometry convert (a curved surface) conceptually into a plane figure as if by unrolling. [with object] Mathematics expand (a function, etc.) in the form of a series. 2start to exist, experience, or possess: [no object]:a strange closeness developed [with object]:I developed an interest in law [with object]:AIDS patients often develop a rare type of cancer 3 [with object] treat (a photographic film) with chemicals to make a visible image.
Remember that the ending of develop
is just -op