(adjective, verb)


1. being changed over time so as to be e.g. stronger or more complete or more useful

- the developed qualities of the Hellenic outlook

- they have very small limbs with only two fully developed toes on each

Similar word(s): formulated, mature, matured

2. (used of societies) having high industrial development

- developed countries

Similar word(s): industrial

3. (of real estate) made more useful and profitable as by building or laying out roads

- condominiums were built on the developed site

Similar word(s): improved


1. simple past tense and past participle of develop