1. development a process in which something passes to a different stage
  2. water development making an area of water more useful
  3. redevelopment the act of improving by renewing and restoring
  4. ribbon development building complex in a continuous row along a road
  5. nondevelopment failure of normal development to occur
  6. envelopment the act of enclosing something inside something else
  7. land development making an area of land more useful
  8. underdevelopment state of inadequate development
  9. bedevilment the act of harassing someone
  10. arrested development an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
  11. developmental of or relating to or constituting development
  12. housing development a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single management
  13. undeveloped undeveloped or unused
  14. devolvement the delegation of authority
  15. devilment reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
  16. product development improving an existing product or developing new kinds of products
  17. developmentally with respect to development
  18. abatement the act of making less active or intense
  19. defilement the state of being polluted
  20. elopement the act of running away with a lover