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Meaning of INVOLVED

Pronunciation:  in'vâlvd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  emotionally involved
  2. [adj]  entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"
  3. [adj]  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"
  4. [adj]  enveloped; "a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"
  5. [adj]  highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "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"

INVOLVED is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: active, attached, Byzantine, caught up(p), committed, complex, concerned, convoluted, embroiled, enclosed, encumbered, engaged, entangled, implicated, interested, intricate, involved with(p), knotty, labyrinthine, mired, participating, tangled, tortuous
 Antonyms: uninvolved



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*volved"\, a. (Zo["o]l.)
Same as {Involute}.

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