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Synonyms for devolve

Synonyms for devolve

to come as by lot or inheritance


Synonyms for devolve

pass on or delegate to another

be inherited by

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Insubordination on the part of the scholars, and dissatisfaction on the part of some of the parents place the teacher in circumstances in which it was peculiarly difficult to discharge the duty which devolved upon him.
As members of the one people of God, it devolved upon those who had to share with those who had not; indeed, the terms of their covenant with God demanded no less.
He emphasised the role devolved upon the Maghreb Investment and Foreign Trade Bank (BMICE) in increasing economic complementarity and trade exchanges by means of financing integrated projects and establishing legal frameworks favouring the free flow of capital, goods and people.
Lehne concludes, in his letter to himself, that "without denying the importance of fundamental rights, citizenship and justice in an abstract sense, these are all part of Parliament's legislative competences that are devolved upon the Committee on Legal Affairs".
It devolved upon McClellan, who seems to have been kept out of the loop, to provide denials to reporters that anyone in the White House had disclosed classified information.
This campaign seems to have devolved upon changes in the costs of re-registering in South Africa.
Although formally this decision devolved upon Br Clementian, the Brother Assistant for the English-speaking section of the Institute, the choice of the Irish Brothers depended ultimately upon the Visitor of Ireland, Br Anthony Jerome.
The English Metamorphoses of this title enfigure the struggle of Elizabethan literary culture to come to terms with Ovid's popular poem as a representative of the larger challenge devolved upon Renaissance Europe by its classical past.