Translation of develop in Spanish:

develop

desarrollar, v.

Pronunciation /dəˈvɛləp//dɪˈvɛləp/

transitive verb

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    • 1.1

      (improve) desarrollar
      (perfect) perfeccionar
      (foster) fomentar
      (foster) promover
      • The lads responded and a motley crew matured and developed into a squad to be proud of.
      • The Bills hope he can rapidly develop into their starting quarterback and serve that role for many, many years.
      • The beautiful bougainvillea can be trained as a small shrub, or if left to grow, will develop into a massive hanging vine.
      • Other places of its kind have gone the same road and after sale have been developed into thriving places of business.
      • Caterpillars grown from larvae and chrysalises developed into butterflies.
      • Some of these became reform socialists, while others began movements which were to develop into parties.
      • Eventually as the tree matures, it will develop into a fine spreading type.
      • From a laughing teenager she developed into a mature gymnast whose work took on something of an academic quality.
      • Precisely in this period the social democratic movement developed into the most influential political party.
      • As she grows up and matures, you will notice many of these childhood traits develop into adult ones.
      • As he grew he developed into a fine-looking man, and his master's wife noticed.
      • But how many have developed into mature teachers of the type described above?
      • As a new site feature, these blogs will grow and develop into living, breathing areas for the exchange of links, thoughts, and information.
      • Four years at college used to develop well-rounded individuals, mature athletes with knowledge of a world beyond their own disciplines.
      • It started quite innocently - a small twinge developed into a spreading stiffness across my lower back.
      • There is no minimum age and there is also a novice class for all ages to keep the playing field level as skills develop.
      • It was difficult for new black associations to mature and develop nationally or to elaborate specific programmes.
      • In the late nineteenth century these movements developed into forms of religious nationalism.
      • Alyssa was my daughter, and though she gave me quite a stir in her teen years, as she matured she developed into a fine young woman.
      • The analogy is broadly applicable: good designing is a skill developed in the field, not in a tournament.

    • 1.2(elaborate)

      (theory/plan) desarrollar
      (theory/plan) elaborar
      (idea) desarrollar
      • The words may come later but he was developing a melody that seemed to haunt him with its need to be played.
      • Dark harmonically and orchestrally, unfortunately it fails to develop a good musical idea into a more evolved work.
      • A lengthy Allegro moderato develops the themes rather well although one cannot claim that we are re-discovering a masterpiece.
      • Maid Of Gold and Things Told only reinforce the atmospheric canvas of this album, simply developing the melodies and soundscapes to reassess their compositions.
      • In cases when Cex tries to develop a melody, it remains somewhat buried in the mix underneath the bass heavy beats.
      • It is not shaped and limited by words and it gives Menotti a chance to develop his musical themes instead of just moving from one to another.
      • In them, Griswold develops a theme, plays with it briefly, and then lets it fade before it is completely exhausted.
      • The band trades off leadership, but they spend less time developing themes and making statements than you might expect.

    • 1.3(exploit)

      (resources) explotar
      (area/land) urbanizar
      • The only basis on which it is possible for me to undertake the shopping centre is by developing the lands surrounding the premises as two small residential schemes.
      • At present, each individual parcel of land is developed in a different manner.
      • Managers of the Hulton Estate say they have no plans to build houses on Lee Hall but could take steps to develop the land within the next five years.
      • Locally, he was involved in the Walton Green Inquiry, organising an appeal against a council decision to develop the land in the area.
      • Now that the area has built up, the officials want to develop the land.
      • He's also leery of reserve land being developed in such a way.
      • Trees were not felled or cleared to develop agricultural land.
      • Much of the land was developed and legally occupied by residents who fought their removal by eminent domain.
      • While they built the home in their minds, they continued to develop the land with their hands.
      • Kellegher said he is aware of some farmers in the greater Dublin area who are looking to develop their own land.
      • It's all part of a master plan to develop this area of the Territory over the next decade or so.
      • Richmond council's plans to develop land in and around Crane Valley has been left in shreds by the government inspector.
      • There are at least three groups of farmers who are developing the land.
      • The article details the efforts of a local artist who gathered 500 signatures of those opposed to developing the land.
      • South Ayrshire Council is not opposed to sporting clubs developing vacant land, even if a proposal is controversial or against planning policies.
      • Talks are taking place about developing the land known locally as the Whatley's site as part of a village centre regeneration scheme.
      • The public of Bradford need to know the true facts regarding plans to develop the land at West Bowling Golf Club.
      • It is developing marginal land, and is doing so very successfully.
      • We're into real estate, developing the land around the arena.
      • West Wiltshire District Council is holding a further consultation period on proposals to develop an area of land south of Paxcroft Mead.

    • 1.4(expand)

      (range/business) ampliar

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    (devise)
    (drug/engine) crear
    (method) idear
    (method) desarrollar
  • 3

    (acquire)
    (resistance/immunity) desarrollar
    (disease) contraer formal
    he developed other symptoms empezó a presentar otros síntomas
    • the prototype developed several faults surgieron varios problemas con el prototipo
    • he's developed a taste for gin le ha tomado el gusto a la ginebra
    • she developed an appreciation of classical music empezó a apreciar la música clásica
    • After that he began to develop an interest in cosmetics.
    • Shared Experience have developed a reputation for presenting great classics with fresh understanding and clarity.
    • However, some patients have developed leukemia following treatment with G-CSF.
    • Through this experience, I developed boldness and confidence for fighting with humans.
    • But since we live in a world in which diseases do exist, we develop defenses against it.
    • Out of that experience, Myles developed a love of nature which led him into bushwalking.
    • Following mobilisation he developed new interests and allegiances in an army research unit.
    • Youth develop tobacco addiction and experience withdrawal symptoms similar to adults when they try to abstain from smoking.
    • The urge develops because past pleasurable experience and related benefits from the substance or activity are expected to reoccur on the next occasion.
    • For some patients, the experience of developing a chronic illness may mean they are unable to function in the role that their doctor expects.
    • It takes a long time to develop knowledge and experience.
    • Posttraumatic stress disorder develops in response to experiencing, witnessing or even learning about a terrifying event.
    • After recent experiences, I have developed a phobia for knots, and I try to reduce the number as much as possible.
    • About five years later, Emmy-Lou developed a cancerous growth in her mouth.
    • Only when there is a particular abnormality within that gene does the possibility of developing the disease exist.
    • He's also developing valuable career experience as a global expert for his company.
    • Results: 135 patients developed pressure ulcers during four weeks after admission.
    • Sometimes we act on prejudices that we have developed from earlier experiences.
    • They don't develop a knowledge of the victim's experience and therefore they don't develop victim empathy and a sense of remorse and guilt.
    • After much experience she had developed a gift for spotting fakes by just looking at them.
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    Photography
    (film/photograph) revelar
    • Images of film that has been developed are captured by image sensing.
    • The fingerprint is visualized by placing an X-ray plate over the filter and developing the film.
    • However, he knew that he would never completely give up his film camera; he had too much fun watching his images come in when he was developing his own film.
    • When the film is developed, these layers are exposed to chemicals that dye the layers of film.
    • Ian Balloch of Grangemouth reported that he had found a camera, developed the film and discovered pictures of York Minster.
    • If I could have my own darkroom, I'd develop my own film and print my work myself.
    • They have interviewed a woman from the audience of the BBC1 programme Question Time who claimed to have seen the images while developing a film at a photographic laboratory.
    • The two men would develop the film in a room at the back of the Empire Theatre.
    • Ernest Wells taught his son how to develop films, including daylight prints that harnessed the rays of the sun.
    • The latent images formed were developed chemically and fixed.
    • For the first time, the cost of tape libraries and media for storing and retrieving check images has fallen below the film and developing cost of microfilm.
    • I was an inquisitive boy and soon discovered that I could save pocket money by developing my own films and making contact prints using an old-fashioned printing frame.
    • Though there was no instant replay at the time, there was replay - but it took 24 hours to develop the film.
    • After exposure, the paper is developed, cleared, toned, fixed, washed and dried.
    • I would get asked to make sure it was torn up when I developed my film.
    • Nadia spent the rest of the day developing her film.
    • After developing the film he then sifts through the stills and waits to see which ones stir memories of powerful emotions.
    • One of Gene's hobbies is buying old derelict cameras and developing any exposed film that comes with them.
    • Within each of these layers there are dyes which are released when the film is developed.
    • Once an exposure is made the paper or film is developed to produce an image.

intransitive verb

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    • 1.1(grow)

      (person/body) desarrollarse
      (industry) desarrollarse
      (interest) crecer
      (interest) aumentar

    • 1.2(evolve)

      to develop into sth convertirse / transformarse en algo
      • their friendship developed into love su amistad se convirtió / se transformó en amor
      • to develop from sth evolucionar a partir de algo

    • 1.3

      (nation/region) desarrollarse
      (nation/region) progresar

    • 1.4(unfold)

      (plot/novel) desarrollarse

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    (appear)
    (complication/problem) surgir
    (complication/problem) aparecer
    (crisis) producirse