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verb
  1. To progress.
Let's see how things and then make our decision.
  1. To progress through a sequence of stages.
Isabel developed from a tropical depression to a tropical storm to a hurricane.
An embryo develops into a fetus and then into an infant.
  1. To create.
I need to a plan for the next three weeks.
  1. To bring out images latent in photographic film.
Please this roll of film.
  1. (context, Chess) To place ones pieces actively.
I need to my white-square bishop.
  1. (context, snooker, pool) To cause a ball to become more open and available to be played on later. Usually by moving it away from the cushion, or by opening a pack.
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noun
  1. (chess) A situation in which a king is attacked by two of the opponent's men at once.
verbto double check
  1. to check again; to check with extra caution or attention; to verify or make sure
I'm pretty sure that he's not coming, but I can the guest list.

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