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  • 1 involve — I (implicate) verb accuse, ally, associate, blame, brand, bring accusation, bring charges, cast a slur on, charge, connect, consociate, continere, criminate, delate, denounce, draw in, entangle, incriminate, inculpate, interconnect, interrelate,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Involve — In*volve , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Involved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Involving}.] [L. involvere, involutum, to roll about, wrap up; pref. in in + volvere to roll: cf. OF. involver. See {Voluble}, and cf. {Involute}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To roll or fold up;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Involve — may refer to the following organisations: * Involve (UK Think Tank)* INVOLVE (UK National Advisory group)* Involve Records (New Zealand record company)* Involve, a Journal of Mathematics * Involve (Swedish IT company) …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 involve — 1 *entangle, enmesh Analogous words: complicate (see complicated under COMPLEX): confuse, confound, *mistake: perplex, mystify, nonplus, *puzzle 2 comprehend, embrace, *include, imply, subsume Analogous words: import, *mean, sign …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 involve — 1. This heavily used word has extended its meaning from the notion of envelopment or entanglement (it is derived from the Latin word involvere meaning ‘to enwrap’) to less precise forms of connection, as in What does the work involve? and No… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 involve — (v.) late 14c., envelop, surround, from L. involvere envelop, surround, overwhelm, lit. roll into, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + volvere to roll (see VULVA (Cf. vulva)). Originally envelop, surround, sense of take in, include first …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 involve — [v] draw in; include absorb, affect, argue, associate, bind, catch, commit, complicate, comprehend, comprise, compromise, concern, connect, contain, cover, denote, embrace, embroil, engage, engross, enmesh, entail, entangle, grip, hold, hook,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 involve — ► VERB 1) (of a situation or event) include as a necessary part or result. 2) cause to experience or participate in an activity or situation. DERIVATIVES involvement noun. ORIGIN originally in the senses «enfold» and «entangle»: from Latin… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 involve — [in välv′, invôlv′] vt. involved, involving [ME involven < L involvere < in , in + volvere, to roll: see WALK] 1. Archaic to enfold or envelop as in a wrapping [fog involved the shoreline] 2. Obs. to wind spirally; coil up 3. to make… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 involve */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈvɒlv] / US [ɪnˈvɑlv] verb [transitive] Word forms involve : present tense I/you/we/they involve he/she/it involves present participle involving past tense involved past participle involved 1) to include something as a necessary part of an… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 involve — verb (T) 1 to include something as a necessary part or result: What will the job involve? | I didn t realize putting on a play involved so much work. | involve doing sth: Every day each of us makes decisions that involve taking a chance. 2 to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 involve — in|volve W1S2 [ınˈvɔlv US ınˈva:lv] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: involvere to wrap , from volvere to roll ] 1.) if an activity or situation involves something, that thing is part of it or a result of it ▪ What will the job involve? ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 involve — involvement, n. involver, n. /in volv /, v.t., involved, involving. 1. to include as a necessary circumstance, condition, or consequence; imply; entail: This job involves long hours and hard work. 2. to engage or employ. 3. to affect, as… …

    Universalium

  • 14 involve — verb 1 make sth necessary ADVERB ▪ generally, typically, usually ▪ Inventions typically involve minor improvements in technology. ▪ inevitably, necessarily ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 involve — v. 1) (D; tr.) to involve in; with (to involve smb. in a project; we were involved with the technical details) 2) (K) that job would involve my traveling a great deal * * * [ɪn vɒlv] with (to involve smb. in a project; we were involved with the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 involve — in|volve [ ın valv ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to include something as a necessary part of an activity, event, or situation: The course involves a great deal of hard work. Most research and development projects involve some element of risk.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 involve — 01. People like to be [involved] in decisions that affect them. 02. The police have found no proof of his [involvement] in the robbery. 03. Nick s job as a salesman [involves] a lot of travelling around the state. 04. Newspaper reports hint at a… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 involve — Synonyms and related words: absorb, absorb the attention, adorn, affect, affect the interest, allegorize, allude to, answer to, appertain to, apply to, approve, argue, arrest, assail, associate with, assume, attack, attest, attract, ball up, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 involve — [[t]ɪnvɒ̱lv[/t]] ♦♦ involves, involving, involved 1) VERB If a situation or activity involves something, that thing is a necessary part or consequence of it. [V n/ ing] Running a kitchen involves a great deal of discipline and speed... [V n/ ing] …

    English dictionary

  • 20 involve — /ɪnˈvɒlv / (say in volv) verb (t) (involved, involving) 1. to include as a necessary circumstance, condition, or consequence; imply; entail. 2. to affect, as something within the scope of operation. 3. to include, contain, or comprehend within… …

    Australian English dictionary