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involve

 
Verb involve has 8 senses
  1. involve, affect, regard - connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
    --1 is one way to refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on
    Derived form: noun involvement2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. involve - engage as a participant; "Don't involve me in your family affairs!"
    --2 is one way to
    admit, let in, include
    Derived forms: noun involution4, noun involvement5, noun involvement1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  3. imply, involve - have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail; "This decision involves many changes"
    --3 is one way to necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
    Derived form: noun involvement2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand - 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 postulates a patient's consent"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. involve - contain as a part; "Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses"
    --5 is one way to
    include
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. involve - wrap; "The tower was involved in mist"
    --6 is one way to
    envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose
    Derived form: noun involution6
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  7. involve - occupy or engage the interest of; "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"
    --7 is one way to
    absorb, engross, engage, occupy
    Derived form: noun involvement3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  8. involve - make complex or intricate or complicated; "The situation was rather involved"
    --8 is one way to
    complicate, refine, rarify, elaborate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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