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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: devolve (0.01122 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to devolve.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: devolve berpindah
English → English (WordNet) Definition: devolve devolve v 1: pass on or delegate to another; “The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital” 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” [syn: fall, return, pass] 3: grow worse; “Her condition deteriorated”; “Conditions in the slums degenerated”; “The discussion devolved into a shouting match” [syn: deteriorate, drop, degenerate] [ant: recuperate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Devolve Devolve \De*volve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Devolved; p. pr. & vb. n. Devolving.] [L. devolvere, devolutum, to roll down; de + volvere to roll down; de + volvere to roll. See Voluble.] 1. To roll onward or downward; to pass on. [1913 Webster] Every headlong stream Devolves its winding waters to the main. --Akenside. [1913 Webster] Devolved his rounded periods. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; -- generally with upon, sometimes with to or into. [1913 Webster] They devolved a considerable share of their power upon their favorite. --Burke. [1913 Webster] They devolved their whole authority into the hands of the council of sixty. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Devolve \De*volve"\, v. i. 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. [1913 Webster] His estate . . . devolved to Lord Somerville. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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