Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



Noun evolution has 2 senses
  1. development, evolution - a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
    --1 is a kind of process
    Antonyms: degeneration, devolution
    --1 has particulars: assibilation; deepening; growth; unfolding, flowering
    Derived form: verb evolve2
  2. evolution, phylogeny, phylogenesis - (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    --2 is a kind of organic process, biological process
    --2 has particulars:
     anamorphosis, anamorphism; anthropogenesis, anthropogeny; emergent evolution; macroevolution; microevolution; speciation
    Derived forms: verb evolve3, verb evolve2
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus