Devolved - (imp. & p. p.) of Devolve
Devolve - (v. t.) To roll onward or downward; to pass on.
Devolve - (v. t.) To transfer from one person to another; to deliver
over; to hand down; -- generally with upon, sometimes with to or into.
Devolve - (v. i.) 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.
Devolvement - (n.) The act or process of devolving;; devolution.
Evolved - (imp. & p. p.) of Evolve
Evolvement - (n.) The act of evolving, or the state of being evolved;
Evolvent - (n.) The involute of a curve. See Involute, and Evolute.
Revolved - (imp. & p. p.) of Revolve
Revolve - (v. i.) To turn or roll round on, or as on, an axis, like a
wheel; to rotate, -- which is the more specific word in this sense.
Revolve - (v. i.) To move in a curved path round a center; as, the
planets revolve round the sun.
Revolve - (v. i.) To pass in cycles; as, the centuries revolve.
Revolve - (v. i.) To return; to pass.
Revolve - (v. t.) To cause to turn, as on an axis.
Revolve - (v. t.) Hence, to turn over and over in the mind; to reflect
repeatedly upon; to consider all aspects of.
Revolvement - (n.) Act of revolving.
Revolvency - (n.) The act or state of revolving; revolution.
Revolver - (n.) One who, or that which, revolves; specifically, a firearm
( commonly a pistol) with several chambers or barrels so arranged as to
revolve on an axis, and be discharged in succession by the same lock; a