The process of developing; growth, directed change (noun)
The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells. (noun)
Something which has developed (noun)
A project consisting of one or more commercial or residential buildings, real estate development (noun)
The building of a real estate development (noun)
The application of new ideas to practical problems (cf. research) (noun)
The active placement of the pieces, or the process of achieving it (noun)
The second section of a piece of music in sonata form. (noun)
Examples of word development
Burbank worked out in his mind and by actual experiments _distinctive methods_ of development -- _development and changes along particular, definite lines.
It requires the development hence the term "development" of relationships with people who become excited about the work of the organization and the way they benefit from engagement.
From there, the main development is that he gets transferred away from his happy IRS job to an exceedingly wacky and violent superagency.
One of my favorite "get to know you" questions I ask my characters when they're in development is "What is your greatest shame?"
That includes title development unique selling point, identifying your target market, researching your competition, creating an outline, and coming up with chapter summaries, interviewing you, transcribing the interviews, and putting the book together according to the title development plan.