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INVOLVE





Definition:

  1. [verb] connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
    Synonyms: affect, regard

  2. [verb] engage as a participant; "Don't involve me in your family affairs!"

  3. [verb] have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail; "This decision involves many changes"
    Synonyms: imply

  4. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, call for, demand

  5. [verb] contain as a part; "Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses"

  6. [verb] wrap; "The tower was involved in mist"

  7. [verb] occupy or engage the interest of; "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"

  8. [verb] make complex or intricate or complicated; "The situation was rather involved"

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