involve


involve

verb

Definition of INVOLVE

1
to be the business or affair of <this isn't something that involves you, so don't worry about it>
Synonyms affect, involve, touch
Related Words appertain (to), apply (to), bear (on), pertain (to), refer (to), relate (to); embroil, ensnare, entangle, implicate
2
to have as part of a whole <a tragic play usually involves a number of plot devices, including the hero's fatal flaw>
Antonyms exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit
3
to hold the attention of <her blissful daydream so completely involved her that she never heard the knock on the door>
Near Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary
4
to surround or cover closely <a mind that was deeply involved in doubt about his wife's fidelity>
Near Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip

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