developer

noun de·vel·op·er \ -lə-pər \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of developer

: one that develops: such 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 in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of developer

1796


DEVELOPER Defined for English Language Learners

developer

noun

Definition of developer for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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