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involve

in·volve

involve

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn valv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: involved, involves, involving
definition 1: to have as a necessary part or result; include.
Baseball involves throwing, catching, and batting a ball.Police work involves some danger.
similar words:
contain, include, mean, presume
definition 2: to bring into a situation.
He involved me in a fight with his friend.
synonyms:
entangle
antonyms:
exclude
similar words:
concern, engage, include, interest
definition 3: to cause to give full attention to or be busy with.
She was involved in learning her part for the school play.
synonyms:
engross
similar words:
absorb, busy, engage, immerse, occupy
derivations: involved (adj.), involvement (n.)
Word Builder: involve +
  • involvement:
    the state of being involved.
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