Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to development: Economic development
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for development

Synonyms for development

a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

the result or product of building up

steady improvement, as of an individual or a society

Synonyms for development

act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically

a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation

a district that has been developed to serve some purpose

a state in which things are improving

processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

References in periodicals archive ?
Transfers of development rights are a useful tool when an underbuilt lot--a lot that does not use all of its permitted FAR--can transfer that development potential to another lot.
The basic development unit in New York is the zoning lot.
Objectives to be addressed in applications submitted in response to this PA include, but are not limited to, the following: 1) development and/or application of novel methods of mutagenesis (e.
NCI: Generation and study of zebrafish models to identify and place genes in functional pathways that effect growth and development, in particular, genes/pathways that, when altered, result in uncontrolled or cancerous growth.
During the past several decades these services have been available through a number of organizations, including Farmers Home Administration, Rural Electrification Administration, Rural Development Administration, and Rural Economic and Community Development.
Career development is vital to a quality lifestyle for people with all forms of mental retardation.
As 35 among those national and subnational reports were devoted to 17 Arab countries, it was due time to produce a report covering the 22 Arab countries and to discuss their specific development problems individually and as a group.
The purpose of the annual review is to organize the career development literature that was published within a given year conceptually and to present it in a manner that is applicable for career practitioners.
In fact, thinking that treatment and prevention must precede youth development can be most damaging to so-called "at-risk" youth who may need these programs the most.
Lang and Wood propose a package of incentives that may help promote development of orphan vaccines by major manufacturers.
At the same time that we clearly identified what is missing from most managed care organizations' career development programs, we were able to discern the overall components of a successful program.
Pahuja, President Equipment: Eleven lines - twin screw high intensity mixers Mixing capabilities: Specialize in engineering polymers Capacity: 83 million lbs/yr Tech service: yes Recipe development no
This experience suggests that similar salubrious benefits could result from the development of a secondary market that would encourage the securitization of loans to businesses and community development projects.
companies, the development budget is still the main performance measurement, while schedules, which affect the time to market, are routinely expected to slip in the face of cost restraints.
At the same time, there is a growing concern over the contribution a practice development investment will make to individual practitioners' billable time and income and healthy skepticism about whether institutional marketing programs will be able to produce direct, short-term, positive results for the individual CPA.
Full browser ?