Definition of involve
- workers involved in building a house
- right of Congress to involve the nation in war
- was involved with a married man
He told us a story involving life on a farm.
She remained involved with the organization for many years.
Renovating the house involved hiring a contractor.
The disease continued to spread until it involved the entire jaw.
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: to have or include (someone or something) as a part of something
: to cause (someone) to be included in some activity, situation, etc. : to cause (someone) to take part in something
: to cause (someone) to be associated with someone or something
What made you want to look up involve? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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