noun de·vel·op·er \-lə-pər\

: a person or company that builds and sells houses or other buildings on a piece of land

: a person or company that creates computer software

: a chemical that is used to develop photographs

Full Definition of DEVELOPER

:  one that develops: as
a :  a chemical used to develop exposed photographic materials
b :  a person who develops real estate
c :  a person or company that develops computer software

Examples of DEVELOPER

  1. <the developer of software that is used the world over>

First Known Use of DEVELOPER



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