: large, advanced, or complete : fully developed
well-developed muscles
She has a well-developed sense of humor.

Examples of well-developed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If this transformational project is to succeed, the humans behind the technology must likewise be well-developed. Foreign Affairs, 9 Nov. 2023 Humans have sophisticated senses that have been well-developed over time. Allison Futterman, Discover Magazine, 12 Oct. 2023 The characters were well-developed, nuanced and relatable. Angel Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 2023 In our region, it’s planted in the fall around the first fall frost date, which is in mid-to-late October and should be well-developed by July. Tim Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 1 July 2023 Both women are equally flattered by Pierre de Villiers’s warm, close-up-rich photography, but Julia remains the less well-developed. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 29 May 2023 The country has a modern and well-developed healthcare system, and is known for its friendly people and diverse culture. Quora, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'well-developed.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near well-developed

Cite this Entry

“Well-developed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-developed. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!