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Definition of Devolve


  1. To roll onward or downward; to pass on.
  2. To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; -- generally with upon, sometimes with to or into.
  3. To pass by transmission or succession; to be handed over or down; -- generally with on or upon, sometimes with to or into; as, after the general fell, the command devolved upon (or on) the next officer in rank.

Devolve Translations

devolve in French is incombons, incombent, incombez, incomber
devolve in Spanish is transmitir
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