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  Words related to devolve

Related / Similar Words: deteriorate, drop, degenerate, fall, return, pass

 

Definition:
  • grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match";
  • be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead";
  • pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital";

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    Hyponyms: tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade, languish, fade, waste, rot, fall, light

     

    Grouped Verbs: accrue, fall

     

    Derivational Morphology: degeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadency, devolution, deterioration, impairment, decline in quality, declension, worsening, devolvement

     

     
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