connected by participation or association or use
"we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"
entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire
"the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"
Byzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous(adj)
highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
"the Byzantine tax structure"; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"
knotty, problematical, twisty, convolute, twisting, winding, problematic, mired, gnarled, gnarly, tangled, knobbed, tough, knotted, elusive, snarly, voluminous, tortuous, convoluted, baffling, snarled
"a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is complex which is made up of several connected parts. That is compound in which the parts are not merely connected, but fused, or otherwise combined into a single substance. In a composite object the different parts have less of unity than in that which is complex or compound, but maintain their distinct individuality. In a heterogeneous body unlike parts or particles are intermingled, often without apparent order or plan. Conglomerate (literally, globed together) is said of a confused mingling of masses or lumps of various substances. The New England pudding-stone is a conglomerate rock. In a complex object the arrangement and relation of parts may be perfectly clear; in a complicated mechanism the parts are so numerous, or so combined, that the mind can not readily grasp their mutual relations; in an intricate arrangement the parts are so intertwined that it is difficult to follow their windings; things are involved which are rolled together so as not to be easily separated, either in thought or in fact; things which are tangled or entangled mutually hold and draw upon each other. The conception of a material object is usually complex, involving form, color, size, and other elements; a clock is a complicated mechanism; the Gordian knot was intricate; the twining serpents of the Laocoon are involved. We speak of an abstruse statement, a complex conception, a confused heap, a heterogeneous mass, a tangled skein, an intricate problem; of composite architecture, an involved sentence; of the complicated or intricate accounts of a great business, the entangled accounts of an incompetent or dishonest bookkeeper.
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List of paraphrases for "involved":
concerned, implicated, engaged, participated, participating, participant, interested, affected, associated, participate, participation, incurred, relevant, committed, included, associate, involving, related, participants, embroiled, linked, involvement, implied, entailed, covered, involve, game
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I was on the front lines of Benghazi, the Russian reset, all of President Obama's failed foreign policy forays, including his failed strategy of reaching out to Iran, and she was an author and the architect of his failed foreign policies, so I want to be involved in 2016 and hold her accountable for her decisions.
The state initiatives have really had a chilling effect on companies which otherwise would have sought involvement on these projects, while these companies, generally speaking, think these state initiatives are grossly unfair, they are not going to presumably risk their standing in those states by getting involved in these projects.
The act that we believe was in preparation involved attacks against police officers.
John is amazing, He’s a straight-A student, on the honor roll, in the gifted and talented program, involved with the local drama club.
Two years ago when this investigation started, I said it may be the most important thing I'm involved in in my public life in the Senate and nothing I have heard today dissuades me from that view.
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