(1)   Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
"He grew a beard"
"The patient developed abdominal pains"
"I got funny spots all over my body"
"Well-developed breasts"
(2)   Change the use of and make available or usable
"Develop land"
"The country developed its natural resources"
"The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"
(3)   Grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
"A flower developed on the branch"
"The country developed into a mighty superpower"
"The embryo develops into a fetus"
"This situation has developed over a long time"
(4)   Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
"The perfect climate here develops the grain"
"He developed a new kind of apple"
(5)   Happen
"Report the news as it develops"
"These political movements recrudesce from time to time"
(6)   Be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest
"The plot developed slowly";
(7)   Become technologically advanced
"Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"
"Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
(8)   Gain through experience
"I acquired a strong aversion to television"
"Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"
"Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"
"Develop a passion for painting"
(9)   Create by training and teaching
"The old master is training world-class violinists"
"We develop the leaders for the future"
(10)   Elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
"Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
(11)   Move into a strategically more advantageous position
"Develop the rook"
(12)   Move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions
"Spassky developed quickly"
(13)   Superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
(14)   Generate gradually
"We must develop more potential customers"
"Develop a market for the new mobile phone"
(15)   Work out
"We have developed a new theory of evolution"
(16)   Make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
"Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"
"They developed a new technique"
(17)   Make visible by means of chemical solutions
"Please develop this roll of film for me"
(18)   Come into existence; take on form or shape
"A new religious movement originated in that country"
"A love that sprang up from friendship"
"The idea for the book grew out of a short story"
"An interesting phenomenon uprose"