evolve verb

ADV. gradually, slowly | rapidly | eventually the theory which eventually evolved from this study | constantly, continually | naturally | independently, separately Monkeys in the New World evolved quite separately from those in the Old World.

VERB + EVOLVE continue to

PREP. from More complex animals gradually evolved from these very simple creatures. | into The protest movement has evolved into a well organized political party.

PHRASES fully/highly evolved These are very highly evolved animals.