evolve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈvɒlv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈvɑlv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i volv)

Inflections of 'evolve' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
evolves
v 3rd person singular
evolving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
evolved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
evolved
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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evolve

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. evolved to [hunt, fly, run, fight, survive]
  2. evolved [independently, separately]
  3. evolved over [millions, billions] of years
  4. evolve over time
  5. continues to evolve
  6. evolved to meet the needs of today's [markets, population, consumers]
  7. evolve at a rapid pace
  8. technology is evolving [faster than ever, rapidly]
  9. evolved from a common ancestor
  10. evolved from apes
  11. will eventually evolve into
  12. society is evolving
  13. attitudes have evolved over [the past century, the last 50 years]
  14. (will) need to evolve to survive
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