Definition of INVOLVED


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) engage as a participant; "Don't involve me in your family affairs!" ;

  • 3. (

    ) have as a necessary feature; "This decision involves many changes" ;

  • 5. (

    ) contain as a part; "Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses" ;

  • 6. (

    ) occupy or engage the interest of; "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon" ;

  • 7. (

    ) make complex or intricate or complicated; "The situation was rather involved" ;

Adjective : INVOLVED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified" ;

  • 2. (

    ) entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion" ;

  • 4. (

    ) highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months" ;

  • 5. (

    ) enveloped; "a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved" ;

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