Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is a misspelling because it would be pronounced differently than develop (the correct form; the correct pronunciation is /dɪˈveləp/. Moreover develop comes from Latin envelop, later French, so
develope is incorrect.
Correct spelling, explanation: develop is the correct spelling since it comes from French developper. The pronunciation is also often mistaken and this may be the reason for the mistaken develop; the correct form develop is pronounced /dɪˈveləp/, not / dɪˈveləʊp/.
Definition of develop:
verb, to improve something, to change by getting bigger
We should develop some new strategies for this project.
His two companies develop successfully.
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