• Devolving Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Devolve
• Devolve Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; -- generally with upon, sometimes with to or into.
- (v. t.) To roll onward or downward; to pass on.
- (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.