Definition of complicate
- a virus disease complicated by bacterial infection
Changing jobs now would complicate her life.
a disease complicated by infection
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the kind of complicate machinery that is used in the field of robotics
: to make (something) more difficult or less simple
: to cause (a medical problem) to become more dangerous or harder to treat
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