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Definitions of devolve

  1. pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. To roll onward or downward; to pass on. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; - generally with upon, sometimes with to or into. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To pass by transmission or succession; to be handed over or down; - generally with on or upon, sometimes with to or into; as, after the general fell, the command devolved upon (or on) the next officer in rank. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To hand on or down; to pass or transfer from one to another; transmit; as, to devolve a duty upon another. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To be handed down or over; to be transferred or transmitted; as, the duty devolved upon him. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To roll down: to hand down: to deliver over. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To roll down: to fall or pass over. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To pass to; fall. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To deliver over; transmit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To pass to a successor or substitute; sometimes followed by to, oftener by on or upon. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To roll down; to deliver over; to hand down. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To roll down; to pass from one to another; to fall by succession. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To pass over from one person to another, as by succession; to deliver over to a successor; to fall upon or come to as by right. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; -- generally with upon, sometimes with to or into. mso.anu.edu.au
  18. To pass by transmission or succession; to be handed over or down; -- generally with on or upon, sometimes with to or into; as, after the general fell, the command devolved upon or on the next officer in rank. mso.anu.edu.au
  19. To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; generally with upon, sometimes with to or into. dictgcide_fs
  20. To pass by transmission or succession; to be handed over or down; generally with on or upon, sometimes with to or into; as, after the general fell, the command devolved upon (or on) the next officer in rank. dictgcide_fs
  21. de-volv', v.t. to roll down: to hand down: to deliver over.--v.i. to roll down: to fall or pass over.--n. DEVOLVE'MENT. [L. devolv[)e]re, -vol[=u]tum--de, down, volv[)e]re, -[=u]tum, to roll.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  22. Throw (duty, work), (of duties) be thrown, fall, descend, upon (deputy, or one who must act for want of others); descend, fall by succession, (to, upon, or abs.). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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