Definitions of "devolve"
  1. A process where ownership or control of something is transitioned to another individual or entity
  2. When a responsibility or obligation becomes someone else's duty, typically due to particular conditions or circumstances
How to use "devolve" in a sentence
  1. Upon his retirement, the leadership of the company will devolve to the vice president.
  2. After the sudden resignation of the team leader, the management responsibilities devolved onto her assistant.
  3. When the original project manager left, the tasks devolved to a new person to ensure the project’s completion.

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