Definition for DE-VEL'OP

DE-VEL'OP, v.t. [Fr. developper; It. sviluppare, to unfold, to display; viluppo, a packet or bundle, intricacy.]

  1. To uncover; to unfold; to lay open; to disclose or make known something concealed or withheld from notice. The general began to develop the plan of his operations. These serve to develop its tenets. – Milner.
  2. To unravel; to unfold what is intricate; as, to develop a plot.

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