co·​de·​vel·​op ˌkō-di-ˈvel-əp How to pronounce codevelop (audio)
variants or co-develop
codeveloped or co-developed; codeveloping or co-developing

transitive + intransitive

: to develop (something) by working with one or more others : to develop (something) jointly
… the holding company will develop, codevelop, or lease most of the land.Shawn Tully
A team of engineers has co-developed a device that can translate sign language.
codeveloper noun
or co-developer
plural codevelopers or co-developers
a codeveloper of a new technique/system
software co-developers

Examples of codevelop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This week, there was one particular automotive tech story that caught my eye—semiconductor leader GlobalFoundries (GF), in partnership with Bosch, announced a joint effort to codevelop a mmWave automotive radar SoC (system on a chip) for ADAS applications (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems). Patrick Moorhead, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 The two firms plan to codevelop new products and strategies for T. Rowe Price’s wealth and retail channel, including broker-dealer and bank businesses. Lorraine Mirabella,, 28 Oct. 2021 The FourKites solution did not offer visibility to couriers, but the visibility provider agreed to codevelop this with Cardinal Health. Steve Banker, Forbes, 7 May 2021 First, Plus announced a new initiative with Cummins, a global engine manufacturer, to codevelop an industry first: a supervised autonomous truck powered by natural gas. Patrick Moorhead, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 JUSTice Cream works with local organizations to codevelop ice cream flavors that reflect a social justice issue, said founder Hialy Gutierrez. Lauren Leazenby,, 5 Aug. 2020 It was codeveloped with Oregon State University's robotics and engineering lab. Lauren Goode, Wired, 8 Jan. 2020 Hany Farid, a UC Berkeley professor who codeveloped PhotoDNA with Microsoft while at Dartmouth, says that program has demonstrated an important new model for tackling child pornography. Tom Simonite, WIRED, 19 June 2019 Both of those engines are hooked to Ford's excellent ten-speed automatic, which was codeveloped with GM and is showing up in its vehicles, too. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 25 Jan. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of codevelop was in 1858

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“Codevelop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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