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involves

[ in-volv ]SEE DEFINITION OF involves

Synonyms for involves

  • affect
  • associate
  • catch
  • commit
  • comprise
  • concern
  • connect
  • contain
  • cover
  • embroil
  • engage
  • hold
  • implicate
  • link
  • mean
  • prove
  • relate
  • require
  • suggest
  • absorb
  • argue
  • bind
  • complicate
  • comprehend
  • compromise
  • denote
  • embrace
  • engross
  • enmesh
  • entail
  • entangle
  • grip
  • hook
  • imply
  • incorporate
  • incriminate
  • inculpate
  • mire
  • necessitate
  • number
  • preoccupy
  • presuppose
  • rivet
  • tangle
  • touch
  • mix up
  • point to
  • rope in
  • snarl up
  • take in
  • wrap up in
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Antonyms for involves

  • abandon
  • cancel
  • cease
  • disconnect
  • dissociate
  • divide
  • exclude
  • let go
  • release
  • separate
  • stop
  • disentangle
  • explain
  • ignore
  • misunderstand
  • reject
  • untangle
  • untwist
  • free
  • remove
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INVOLVES

They are, as a rule, averse to innovation, especially when it involves expenditure.

It involves, however, more than giving the other man his due.

Certainly this involves a theory of home life which differs from ours.

This involves the field which song has it in its power to cultivate and improve.

It is heroic, divine, when the doing so involves peril and sacrifice of self.

Divorce is difficult in Tibet and involves endless complications.

This, of course, involves a corresponding modification of the apparatus.

What we have to do is to consider work for women as a whole, with all that it involves for womankind.

It is work that involves no mathematics, and its details are easily mastered.

As he has to recite without a book this involves a great exercise of the memory.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "envelop, surround," from Latin involvere "envelop, surround, overwhelm," literally "roll into," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + volvere "to roll" (see volvox). Originally "envelop, surround," sense of "take in, include" first recorded c.1600. Related: Involved; Involving.