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  Words related to involve

Related / Similar Words: necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, call for, demand, imply, affect, regard

 

Definition:
  • make complex or intricate or complicated; "The situation was rather involved";
  • occupy or engage the interest of; "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon";
  • wrap; "The tower was involved in mist";
  • 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";;
  • contain as a part; "Dinner at Joe''s always involves at least six courses";
  • have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail; "This decision involves many changes";
  • connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business";
  • engage as a participant; "Don''t involve me in your family affairs!";

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    Hyponyms: claim, take, exact, govern, draw, cost, cry out for, cry for, imply, carry, implicate, embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in, entangle, mire

     

    Grouped Verbs: claim, take, exact

     

    Derivational Morphology: interest, involvement, involution, enfolding, requirement, demand, need, want, necessity, essential, requisite, necessary, deduction, entailment, implication, respect, regard, engagement, participation

     

    Anagrams: olivine, live on, in love

     

     
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