WordNet mapping browser : Welcome guest : log in
Home |  Graph |  ]  KB:  Language:   

Formal Language: 


SUMO Search Tool

This tool relates English terms to concepts from the SUMO ontology by means of mappings to WordNet synsets.


English Word: 
According to WordNet, the verb "devolve" has 3 sense(s).

202229550 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".

200092293 grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match".

202392385 pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital".


Explore the word devolve on the WordNet web site.

Show Open Multilingual Wordnet links

Show OWL translation



Sigma web home      Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO) web home
Sigma version 3.0 is open source software produced by Articulate Software and its partners