Definition of complicate matters
: to make a situation more complicated To (further) complicate matters, they both have the same name.
Word by Word Definitions
: complex, intricate
: to combine especially in an involved or inextricable manner
: to make complex or difficult
: a subject under consideration
: a subject of disagreement or litigation
: the events or circumstances of a particular situation
: to form or discharge pus : suppurate
: to be of importance : signify
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