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  Definition of involve
  1. make complex or intricate or complicated; "The situation was rather involved"
  2. occupy or engage the interest of; "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"
  3. wrap; "The tower was involved in mist"
  4. require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";
  5. contain as a part; "Dinner at Joe''s always involves at least six courses"
  6. have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail; "This decision involves many changes"
  7. connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
  8. engage as a participant; "Don''t involve me in your family affairs!"
Similar Words: necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, call for, demand, imply, affect, regard

 

Hyponyms: claim, take, exact, govern, draw, cost, cry out for, cry for, imply, carry, implicate, embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in, entangle, mire

 

Grouped Verbs: claim, take, exact

 

Derivational Morphology: interest, involvement, involution, enfolding, requirement, demand, need, want, necessity, essential, requisite, necessary, deduction, entailment, implication, respect, regard, engagement, participation

 

Anagrams: olivine, live on, in love

 

 
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