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Synonyms for evolution
ˌɛv əˈlu ʃən; esp. Brit. ˌi və-evo·lu·tion

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  1. evolutionnoun

    Antonyms:
    revolution

Princeton's WordNet

  1. development, evolutionnoun

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    devolution, degeneration

  2. evolution, organic evolution, phylogeny, phylogenesisnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    phylogeny, organic evolution, phylogenesis, development

    Antonyms:
    degeneration, devolution

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  1. evolutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    evolving, unfolding, expansion, evolvement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. evolutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    development, unfoldment, evolvement, unfolding

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How to use evolution in a sentence?

  1. Melania Trump:

    I also ask people to stop the violence and looting being done in the name of justice, and never make assumptions based on the color of a person's skin, instead of tearing things down, let's reflect on our mistakes, be proud of our evolution and look to our way forward.

  2. Herbert Spencer:

    The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is -- a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.

  3. Brian Villmoare:

    At 2.8 million years ago, this places the evolution of our genus very close to 3.0 million years ago, which is when we last see Lucy's species.

  4. David Bottjer:

    I tell my students that all pre-Cambrian fossils are disputed by somebody because it's very early in evolution, these animals commonly don't have all the features that they evolve later on so it can be a little tricky. I look forward to seeing what the response is, but it's I think it's a very strong case.

  5. Benoit Bruneau:

    This is an apex predator living on isolated islands, and it's absolutely gigantic. It's just an awesome animal, reptiles are kind of like a playground for evolution. There is so much diversity in size and form and behavior and their physiology.


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