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involve

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1 to be the business or affair of
  • this isnʼt something that involves you, so donʼt worry about it
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2 to have as part of a whole
  • a tragic play usually involves a number of plot devices, including the heroʼs fatal flaw
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3 to hold the attention of
  • her blissful daydream so completely involved her that she never heard the knock on the door
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catch one's eye

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4 to surround or cover closely
  • a mind that was deeply involved in doubt about his wife's fidelity
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include, comprehend, embrace, involve mean to contain within as part of the whole. include suggests the containment of something as a constituent, component, or subordinate part of a larger whole.
    • the price of dinner includes dessert
comprehend implies that something comes within the scope of a statement or definition.
    • his system comprehends all history
embrace implies a gathering of separate items within a whole.
    • her faith embraces both Christian and non-Christian beliefs
involve suggests inclusion by virtue of the nature of the whole, whether by being its natural or inevitable consequence.
    • the new job involves a lot of detail


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