involved

  • 1 involved — involved; un·involved; …

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  • 2 involved — [adj1] complicated Byzantine*, complex, confusing, convoluted, difficult, elaborate, Gordian*, high tech*, intricate, knotty*, labyrinthine, mazy, muddled, ramified, sophisticated, tangled, tortuous, winding; concept 562 Ant. easy, simple,… …

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  • 3 Involved — In*volved , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Involute}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 involved — I (a party to) adjective absorbed, absorbed with, added as a defendant, added as a party, caught up in, contributing, devoted to, engaged, engrossed in, immersed in, implied, intent, intent on, occupied, sued, taken up with II (complex) adjective …

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  • 5 involved — complicated, 1640s, pp. adjective from INVOLVE (Cf. involve) …

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  • 6 involved — intricate, complicated, knotty, *complex Analogous words: confused, muddled (see CONFUSE): perplexing, puzzling, bewildering, mystifying (see PUZZLE): difficult, *hard, arduous Contrasted words: simple, *easy, facile …

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  • 7 involved — ► ADJECTIVE 1) connected, typically on an emotional or personal level: 2) difficult to comprehend; complicated …

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  • 8 involved — [invälvd′, invôlvd′] adj. 1. not easily understood; intricate; complicated 2. implicated, affected, or committed 3. having a close emotional, and often sexual, relationship with SYN. COMPLEX …

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  • 9 involved — in|volved W3S2 [ınˈvɔlvd US ınˈva:lvd] adj 1.) be/get involved to take part in an activity or event, or be connected with it in some way be/get involved in ▪ More than 30 software firms were involved in the project. ▪ I don t want to get involved …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 involved — adjective 1 be involved to take part in an activity or event, or be connected with it in some way (+ in): More than 30 software firms were involved in the project. | deeply/heavily involved (=be involved a lot): At law school Hilary became… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 involved */*/ — UK [ɪnˈvɒlvd] / US [ɪnˈvɑlvd] adjective 1) affected by or included in an activity, event, or situation involved in: They became involved in a lengthy dispute. We were prepared to accept the risks involved in escaping. 2) a) someone who is… …

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  • 12 involved — in|volved [ ın valvd ] adjective ** 1. ) affected by or included in an activity, event, or situation: involved in: They became involved in a lengthy dispute. We were prepared to accept the risks involved in escaping. 2. ) someone who is involved… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 involved — [[t]ɪnvɒ̱lvd[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ in/with n If you are involved in a situation or activity, you are taking part in it or have a strong connection with it. If she were involved in business, she would make a strong chief… …

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  • 14 involved — adjective 1. connected by participation or association or use (Freq. 23) 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… …

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  • 15 involved — adj. 1 taking part in sth VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get ADVERB ▪ closely, deeply, heavily, intimately …

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  • 16 involved — adj. 1) emotionally involved with 2) involved in; with (I got her involved in the planning; to become involved with smb.) * * * [ɪn vɒlvd] with (I got her involved in the planning; to become involved with smb.) emotionally involved with involved… …

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  • 17 Involved — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 involved — [ɪnˈvɒlvd] adj 1) affected by or included in an activity, event, or situation They became involved in a lengthy dispute.[/ex] 2) someone who is involved in something takes part in it We want all departments to be involved.[/ex] He denied that he… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 involved — /ɪnˈvɒlvd / (say in volvd) adjective 1. complicated; difficult to follow: his statistical procedures were very involved. 2. sincerely concerned: she is a caring and involved social worker. 3. actively participating in: involved in racing. 4.… …

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  • 20 involved — involvedly /in vol vid lee, volvd /, adv. involvedness, n. /in volvd /, adj. 1. very intricate or complex: an involved reply. 2. implicated: involved in crime. 3. concerned in some affair, esp. in a way likely to cause danger or unpleasantness: I …

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