Results for devolve

Definitions of devolve:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be handed down or over; to be transferred or transmitted; as, the duty devolved upon him.

part of speech: verb transitive

To hand on or down; to pass or transfer from one to another; transmit; as, to devolve a duty upon another.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To roll down: to fall or pass over.

part of speech: verb

To pass over from one person to another, as by succession; to deliver over to a successor; to fall upon or come to as by right.

part of speech: verb transitive

To roll down: to hand down: to deliver over.

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