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Synonyms for evolution
ˌɛv əˈlu ʃən; esp. Brit. ˌi və-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. development, evolution(noun)

    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"

    phylogenesis, ontogenesis, growth, developing, phylogeny, growing, organic evolution, exploitation, ontogeny, maturation, development

    devolution, degeneration

  2. evolution, organic evolution, phylogeny, phylogenesis(noun)

    (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms

    phylogeny, organic evolution, phylogenesis, development

    degeneration, devolution


  1. evolution(noun)


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. evolution(n.)

    evolving, unfolding, expansion, evolvement

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  1. evolution(n)

    development, unfoldment, evolvement, unfolding

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  1. Carol Swayze:

    We’re voting for a president who’s really in a lot of ways a manager, i think for a lot of us, the issue of sanctity of life was paramount. … We felt like Trump was very honest about his evolution in his understanding of that issue.

  2. Ridley Scott:

    Its a very complex story. Its an evolution of what I first did with 'Prometheus' 1, 'Prometheus' 1 was borne out of my frustration that on 'Alien' 1 in 1979 - I only did one as I don't normally do sequels. I was amazed that in the 3 that followed that no-one asked the question.

  3. Renate Matzke-Karasz:

    I am sure a broader search for more such fossils will help create a clearer view on the evolution of these animals.

  4. Michael Way:

    We need more missions to study Venus and get a more detailed understanding of its history and evolution, however, our models show that there is a real possibility that Venus could have been habitable and radically different from the Venus we see today. This opens up all kinds of implications for exoplanets found in what is called the' Venus Zone', which may in fact host liquid water and temperate climates.

  5. Frank Lyko:

    What we see in slow motion with the marbled crayfish evolution is something that happens during the very early stages of tumour formation, in many ways, the invasive expansion of [the marbled crayfish] is analogous to a cancerous lineage spreading asexually at the expense of its host.

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