Synonyms and Antonyms of intricate
1 having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated <an intricate machine that requires some training to use it properly> Synonyms baroque, byzantine, complicate, complicated, convoluted, daedal, elaborate, complex, involute, involved, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, sophisticated, tangledRelated Words overcomplex, overcomplicated; composite, compound, heterogeneous, mixed, multibranched, multifaceted, multifarious, multipart, varied; challenging, difficult, tough; impenetrable, incomprehensible, inexplicable, Kafkaesque, unfathomable, unintelligibleNear Antonyms oversimplified, simplified, simplistic; homogeneous, uniform, unvariedAntonyms noncomplex, noncomplicated, plain, simple, uncomplicated
2 made or done with great care or with much detail <an intricate hairstyle that requires far too much maintenance to suit my taste> Synonyms complex, complicated, detailed, fancy, elaborate, involved, sophisticatedRelated Words elegant, exquisite, grand, magnificent, ornate, splendid; chichi, extravagant, exuberant, fancified, flamboyant, frilly, gimmicked (up), grandiose, ostentatious, overwrought, showy, souped-up; Byzantine, convoluted, involute, involuted, labyrinthian, labyrinthineNear Antonyms modest, plain, plain-Jane, plain-vanilla, uncomplicated; bald, bare, naked, unadorned, undecorated, unvarnishedAntonyms no-frills, simple, unfancy, unsophisticated
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