Definitions for involve

Definitions for (verb) involve

Main entry: involve

Definition: make complex or intricate or complicated

Usage: The situation was rather involved

Main entry: involve

Definition: occupy or engage the interest of

Usage: His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon

Main entry: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand

Definition: require as useful, just, or proper

Usage: 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; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

Main entry: involve

Definition: contain as a part

Usage: Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses

Main entry: involve, imply

Definition: have as a necessary feature

Usage: This decision involves many changes

Main entry: regard, involve, affect

Definition: connect closely and often incriminatingly

Usage: This new ruling affects your business

Main entry: involve

Definition: engage as a participant

Usage: Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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