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1. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] connect closely and often incriminatingly.

Synonyms

  • pertain
  • concern
  • implicate
  • bear on
  • touch on
  • come to
  • regard
  • affect
  • relate
  • refer
  • touch

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • allow

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Involve

  • revolve
  • resolve
  • dissolve
  • devolve
  • absolve
  • evolve
  • solve

Example sentences of the word involve


1. Verb, base form
The length should be expressed in feet, which may involve converting the units from meters.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Distribution channels involve every business that touches a product between the manufacturer and end buyer.

Quotes containing the word involve


1. When I was a child, adults would tell me not to make things up, warning me of what would happen if I did. As far as I can tell so far, it seems to involve lots of foreign travel and not having to get up too early in the morning.
- Neil Gaiman, Smoke and Mirrors

2. Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
- Benjamin Franklin

3. Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go. How can I judge that it will stay forever, when my act does not involve judgment and decision.
- Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

2. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] have as a necessary feature.

Synonyms

  • imply
  • feature
  • carry

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)

3. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] engage as a participant.

Synonyms

  • include
  • drag in
  • sweep
  • let in
  • mire
  • sweep up
  • embroil
  • admit
  • entangle
  • tangle

Antonyms

  • permit
  • income
  • nonpayment
  • expensiveness

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)

4. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] require as useful, just, or proper.

Synonyms

  • necessitate
  • exact
  • demand
  • draw
  • ask
  • require
  • cost
  • need
  • cry for
  • cry out for
  • postulate
  • claim
  • take
  • compel
  • govern

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)

5. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] contain as a part.

Antonyms

  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)

6. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] make complex or intricate or complicated.

Synonyms

  • elaborate
  • complicate
  • refine

Antonyms

  • imprecise
  • figurative
  • inexact
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)

7. involve

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɑːlv'] occupy or engage the interest of.

Synonyms

  • engross
  • absorb
  • engage

Antonyms

  • incorrect
  • wrong
  • supply
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • involvere (Latin)
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