- To progress.
Let's see how things and then make our decision. Isabel developed from a tropical depression to a tropical storm to a hurricane.
- To progress through a sequence of stages.
An embryo develops into a fetus and then into an infant.
- To create.
I need to a plan for the next three weeks.
- To bring out images latent in photographic film.
Please this roll of film.
(context, Chess) To place ones pieces actively.
I need to my white-square bishop.
(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.
verbto double check
(chess) A situation in which a king is attacked by two of the opponent's men at once.
- 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.