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complicate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of complicate

  1. having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated the kind of complicate machinery that is used in the field of robotics Synonyms of complicate baroque, byzantine, complex, complicated, convoluted, daedal, elaborate, intricate, involute, involved, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, sophisticated, tangledWords Related to complicate overcomplex, overcomplicated; composite, compound, heterogeneous, mixed, multibranched, multifaceted, multifarious, multipart, varied; challenging, difficult, tough; impenetrable, incomprehensible, inexplicable, Kafkaesque, unfathomable, unintelligibleNear Antonyms of complicate oversimplified, simplified, simplistic; homogeneous, uniform, unvariedAntonyms of complicate noncomplex, noncomplicated, plain, simple, uncomplicated


complicate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of complicate

  1. 1 to make complex or difficult the need to go to both a PTA conference and condo board meeting really complicates tonight's schedule Synonyms of complicate complex, complexify, embarrass, entangle, perplex, sophisticate Words Related to complicate develop, elaborate, expand; intensify, magnify; confound, confuse, mess (up), mix (up), muddle; snarl, tangle Near Antonyms of complicate abbreviate, cut, shorten; ease, facilitate; disentangle, straighten (out), unravel, untangle; oversimplify Antonyms of complicate simplify, streamline

  2. 2 to make more severe asthma that has recently been complicated by a bout of bronchitis Synonyms of complicate aggravate, exacerbate, worsenWords Related to complicate amplify, deepen, intensify, magnifyNear Antonyms of complicate ameliorate, better, improveAntonyms of complicate allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, help, mitigate, relieve



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