Synonyms for (verb) involve

Synonyms: involve

Definition: make complex or intricate or complicated

Usage: The situation was rather involved

Similar words: elaborate, complicate, refine, rarify

Definition: make more complex, intricate, or richer

Usage: refine a design or pattern


Synonyms: involve

Definition: occupy or engage the interest of

Usage: His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon

Similar words: absorb, engage, engross, occupy

Definition: consume all of one's attention or time

Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely


Synonyms: involve

Definition: contain as a part

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

Similar words: include

Definition: have as a part, be made up out of

Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers


Synonyms: involve, imply

Definition: have as a necessary feature

Usage: This decision involves many changes

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France


Synonyms: regard, involve, affect

Definition: connect closely and often incriminatingly

Usage: This new ruling affects your business

Similar words: concern, bear on, come to, refer, relate, touch, touch on, have-to doe with, pertain

Definition: be relevant to

Usage: There were lots of questions referring to her talk; My remark pertained to your earlier comments


Synonyms: involve

Definition: engage as a participant

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

Similar words: let in, include, admit

Definition: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

Usage: admit someone to the profession; She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar