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

Definition of codevelop

: 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.

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Other Words from codevelop

codeveloper or co-developer noun, plural codevelopers or co-developers
a codeveloper of a new technique/system software co-developers

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But another benchmark — codeveloped by Mr. Dongarra of the University of Tennessee — measures data-handling speed in applications. Steve Lohr, New York Times, "China Extends Lead as Most Prolific Supercomputer Maker," 25 June 2018 But another benchmark — codeveloped by Dongarra of the University of Tennessee — measures data-handling speed in applications. Steve Lohr, The Seattle Times, "China extends its lead as most prolific supercomputer maker," 25 June 2018 Japan’s biggest bank has codeveloped a new blockchain, or distributed financial ledger, to boost the speed and lower the cost of payments. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "Japan's Biggest Bank to Switch on Blockchain Payments in 2020," 21 May 2018 Kia codeveloped Dynamax and introduced it on the 2011 Sportage. Ben Stewart, Popular Mechanics, "2014 Kia Sorento Test Drive," 13 Feb. 2013

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First Known Use of codevelop

1858, in the meaning defined above

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