What are some alternative words for involve?

Synonyms for involve
ɪnˈvɒlv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. involve, affect, regard(verb)

    connect closely and often incriminatingly

    "This new ruling affects your business"

    Synonyms:
    bear upon, call for, impress, touch, see, consider, strike, dissemble, sham, take, move, reckon, touch on, imply, pretend, require, affect, necessitate, postulate, demand, impact, ask, bear on, regard, view, need, feign

  2. involve(verb)

    engage as a participant

    "Don't involve me in your family affairs!"

    Synonyms:
    postulate, need, require, take, ask, affect, regard, imply, call for, necessitate, demand

  3. imply, involve(verb)

    have as a necessary feature

    "This decision involves many changes"

    Synonyms:
    entail, call for, demand, mean, need, postulate, imply, require, affect, necessitate, inculpate, incriminate, ask, regard, connote, take

  4. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand(verb)

    require as useful, just, or proper

    "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, pick up, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, inquire, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, necessitate, bespeak, invite, imply, consume, drive, hire, posit, consider, need, rent, pick out, collect, quest, contract, adopt, film, remove, demand, gather up, lease, take aim, want, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, regard, enquire, request, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, affect, expect, bring, command, submit, convey, shoot, aim, direct, contend, charter, get, contain, take in, subscribe, acquire, look at, postulate, accept, guide, admit, ask, conduct

  5. involve(verb)

    contain as a part

    "Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses"

    Synonyms:
    postulate, need, require, take, ask, affect, regard, imply, call for, necessitate, demand

  6. involve(verb)

    occupy or engage the interest of

    "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"

    Synonyms:
    postulate, need, require, take, ask, affect, regard, imply, call for, necessitate, demand

  7. involve(verb)

    make complex or intricate or complicated

    "The situation was rather involved"

    Synonyms:
    postulate, need, require, take, ask, affect, regard, imply, call for, necessitate, demand

Wiktionary

  1. involve(verb)

    Synonyms:
    include, entangle, implicate, complicate, overwhelm, imply, embarrass

  2. involve(verb)

    To roll or fold up; to wind round; to entwine.

    Synonyms:
    embarrass, overwhelm, implicate, imply, complicate, entangle, include

  3. involve(verb)

    To envelop completely; to surround; to cover; to hide; to involve in darkness or obscurity.

    Synonyms:
    entangle, overwhelm, complicate, imply, include, implicate, embarrass

  4. involve(verb)

    To complicate or make intricate, as in grammatical structure.

    Synonyms:
    entangle, imply, include, embarrass, overwhelm, implicate, complicate

  5. involve(verb)

    To connect with something as a natural or logical consequence or effect; to include necessarily; to imply.

    Synonyms:
    implicate, entangle, imply, embarrass, overwhelm, complicate, include

  6. involve(verb)

    To take in; to gather in; to mingle confusedly; to blend or merge.

    Synonyms:
    entangle, overwhelm, embarrass, complicate, imply, include, implicate

  7. involve(verb)

    To envelop, infold, entangle, or embarrass; as, to involve a person in debt or misery.

    Synonyms:
    embarrass, overwhelm, entangle, include, implicate, complicate, imply

  8. involve(verb)

    To engage thoroughly; to occupy, employ, or absorb.

    Synonyms:
    imply, complicate, entangle, implicate, overwhelm, include, embarrass

  9. involve(verb)

    To raise to any assigned power; to multiply, as a quantity, into itself a given number of times; as, a quantity involved to the third or fourth power.

    Synonyms:
    implicate, embarrass, complicate, include, overwhelm, imply, entangle

  10. involve(verb)

    Status: involved

    Synonyms:
    implicate, complicate, entangle, imply, include, embarrass, overwhelm

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. involve

    To involve (Latin in, in, and volvo, roll) is to roll or wind up with or in so as to combine inextricably or inseparably, or nearly so; as, the nation is involved in war; the bookkeeper's accounts, or the writer's sentences are involved. Involve is a stronger word than implicate, denoting more complete entanglement. As applied to persons, implicate is always used in an unfavorable sense, and involve ordinarily so; but implicate applies only to that which is wrong, while involve is more commonly used of that which is unfortunate; one is implicated in a crime, involved in embarrassments, misfortunes, or perplexities. As regards logical connection that which is included is usually expressly stated; that which is implied is not stated, but is naturally to be inferred; that which is involved is necessarily to be inferred; as, a slate roof is included in the contract; that the roof shall be water-tight is implied; the contrary supposition involves an absurdity. See COMPLEX.

    Synonyms:
    complicate, embarrass, embroil, entangle, implicate, imply, include, overwhelm

    Antonyms:
    disconnect, disentangle, distinguish, explicate, extricate, remove, separate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. involve

    Synonyms:
    implicate, confound, mingle, envelop, compromise, include, complicate, entangle

    Antonyms:
    separate, extricate, disconnect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. involve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    envelop, inwrap, wrap, cover

  2. involve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    include (as a consequence), imply, comprise, embrace, contain

  3. involve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    entangle, implicate

  4. involve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    complicate, make intricate

  5. involve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    join, conjoin, connect, unite, mingle, blend

  6. involve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twine, intwine, intertwine, interweave, interlace, inweave, twist together

How to pronounce involve?

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How to say involve in sign language?

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How to use involve in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Carr:

    For a diplomat, the death penalty cases are always the hardest ones because they involve a supreme act of sovereignty the foreign state believing it has the right to take the life of someone that's committed a crime but also a supreme loss of sovereignty that a country isn't able to protect its citizens overseas, you get the greatest clash of moral values in that some states believe this is right and proper to be applied and other states believe it's quite abhorrent.

  2. Edward Hoagland:

    Many divorces are not really the result of irreparable injury but involve, instead, a desire on the part of the man or woman to shatter the setup, start out from scratch alone, and make life work for them all over again. They want the risk of disaster, want to touch bottom, see where bottom is, and, coming up, to breathe the air with relief and relish again.

  3. Bernie Sanders ':

    What we have got to do is to involve people in the political process in a way that we have not done. The reason that the rich get richer, everybody else gets poorer, is big money controls what goes on in Congress. The answer though to that is a political revolution involving people in the political process.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan:

    We should become more effective and will involve other (law enforcement) bodies in addition to the police controlling the process more effectively.

  5. Bikram Choudhury:

    Women like me. Women love me, so if I really wanted to involve the women, I don't have to assault the women.


Translations for involve

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  • إشراكArabic
  • zabalit, zavinout, zamotat se do, zkomplikovat, zahrnout, umocnit, zaplést se, zapojit, zamíchat, svinout, zamotatCzech
  • envolver, envolverse conSpanish
  • haaratud olemaEstonian
  • impliquerFrench
  • magába foglal, bonyolít, hatványra emelHungarian
  • envolver, elevarPortuguese

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