The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Evolve \E*volve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evolved; p. pr. & vb.
n. Evolving.] [L. evolvere, evolutum; e out + volvere to
roll. See Voluble.]
1. To unfold or unroll; to open and expand; to disentangle
and exhibit clearly and satisfactorily; to develop; to
derive; to educe.
The animal soul sooner evolves itself to its full
orb and extent than the human soul. --Sir. M.
The principles which art involves, science alone
Not by any power evolved from man's own resources,
but by a power which descended from above. --J. C.
2. To throw out; to emit; as, to evolve odors.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "evolving":
accomplishment, advance, advancement, advancing, amplification,
blossoming, bradytelic, developing, development,
developmental change, elaboration, enlargement, evolution,
evolutional, evolutionary change, evolutionist, evolutionistic,
evolvement, expansion, explication, flowering, furtherance,
genetic, gradual change, growth, horotelic, maturation,
maturational, maturative, maturing, natural development,
natural growth, nonviolent change, ontogenetic, phylogenetic,
physiogenetic, progress, progressing, progression, ripening, rise,