devolves

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İngilizce - İngilizce
third-person singular of
devolve
to be inherited by someone; to come into the hands of

When a captain is killed or wounded, the command of a ship should devolve upon the first lieutenant.

devolve
to slowly degrade

A discussion about politics may devolve into a shouting match.

devolve
{v} to fail by succession, fall, roll down
devolve
be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
devolve
To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; generally with upon, sometimes with to or into
devolve
If you devolve power, authority, or responsibility to a less powerful person or group, or if it devolves upon them, it is transferred to them. the need to decentralize and devolve power to regional governments We have made a conscious effort to devolve responsibility A large portion of this cost devolves upon the patient
devolve
pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital"
devolve
{f} transfer, hand down, delegate, pass on to another who follows; degenerate (Biology)
devolve
pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
devolve
grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
devolve
to delegate something to someone else
devolve
To roll onward or downward; to pass on
devolve
to be inherited by someone
devolve
grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match" pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
devolve
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
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