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verb (v)

  • pass on or delegate to another (
    The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital.
    source: wordnet30
  • be inherited by (verb.possession)
    Synonym: fall, pass, return
    The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead.
    source: wordnet30
  • grow worse (verb.body)
    The discussion devolved into a shouting match.
    source: wordnet30
  • To roll onward or downward; to pass on. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • 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. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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