Definition of coevolve in US English:

coevolve

verb

Biology
  • See coevolution

    • ‘‘These animals have co-evolved with parasites and pathogens, as well as local food plants,’ she said.’
    • ‘In addition, because honeybees did not co-evolve with the Australian flora they are not designed to pollinate many of our unique plants.’
    • ‘I'd like to think that the tenets of deep ecology are part of human consciousness by dint of the fact that we evolved, co-evolved with entire biotic communities.’
    • ‘In addition, we have co-evolved with other organisms and within a particular range of physical conditions.’
    • ‘To understand the human mind we need to look at the much more detailed ways in which cultures have developed and co-evolved with the people who live in them.’

Pronunciation

coevolve

/ˌkō-iˈvälv/