complicate matters

Definition of complicate matters

:to make a situation more complicated
  • To (further) complicate matters, they both have the same name.

Word by Word Definitions

complicate play
  1. : complex, intricate

  2. : conduplicate

  1. : to combine especially in an involved or inextricable manner

  2. : to make complex or difficult

  3. : involve

matter play matters
  1. : a subject under consideration

  2. : a subject of disagreement or litigation

  3. : the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. : to form or discharge pus : suppurate

  2. : to be of importance : signify


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