verb con·volve \kən-ˈvälv, -ˈvlv also -ˈväv or -ˈvv\

Definition of CONVOLVE

transitive verb
:  to roll together :  writhe
intransitive verb
:  to roll together or circulate involvedly

Origin of CONVOLVE

Latin convolvere, from com- + volvere to roll — more at voluble
First Known Use: 1616


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