American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Complicated; intricate: the involved procedure of getting a license. See Synonyms at complex.
- adj. Curled inward; coiled or involute.
- adj. Confused; tangled.
- adj. Connected by participation or association: involved in a conspiracy.
- adj. Emotionally committed: He joined their organization but never really got involved.
- adj. Having a sexual relationship: They see a lot of each other but aren't involved.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. Complicated.
- adj. Associated with others (in a crime, process, etc.)
- adj. Having an affair with someone.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of involve.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Same as involute.
- adj. emotionally involved
- adj. entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire
- adj. connected by participation or association or use
- adj. highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
- adj. enveloped.
“Having our songs in those shows really did give Tommy and I the ability to finish the album ourselves and without a label involved back then and have the chance to let people hear the music”
“I think your single-minded focus on pain, however, shows that you think the level of pain involved is the only critical element of a holocaust.”
“Saying that, there is a certain dialectic in the simple sense of the term involved here, in terms of community norms that can be reasonably conceived and established within the context of both the law and wider moral/ethical considerations at the community level.”
“Matilda was never crowned, though she had the same claim to the throne as Mary, and her attempt to (p. 180) enforce her title involved England in nineteen years of anarchy and civil war.”
“The term involved is 'Medical Loss Ratio' or MLR and the compromise set it at 90% while the current industry standard is about 80% and insurance companies like Aetna have openly admitted their major goal is to fatten profit margins by driving it down further.”
“Â I know they are teasing the Orton / Punk feud, so why not have the title involved there?”
“In particular, those uses of a term involved in the expression of belief, either in thought or talk, will likely be explained by the same processes of confirmation that Quine argued were dependent on the character of one's belief system as a whole, and not upon some local feature of that system in the way that an “analytic” claim would have to be (cf. Gibbard 2008).”
“Bin Laden may now be somewhere in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province — and if so, the area involved is approximately 40,000 square miles, a largely mountainous tract the size of Virginia.”
“You see why I would want not to have my name involved?”
“Not to mention, does WWE really need to have a title involved in it?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘involved’.
Use these and get promoted
All words of the Lisbon Treaty
(Persons' names, foreign and grammatical words have been eliminated, MWEs have been split up into individual words. Capitalization has been retained if r...
Words about complication, complexity.
Words related to the mental state of "being in the present in the moment".
Words and phrases used in blazoning heraldic devices, along with names and other terms associated with the art and science.
Other similar lists can be found on Wordnik, especially that...
mostly from magoosh
Words from the new GRE : This list consists mostly of words from the book Magoosh-GRE-vocab-ebook, which is one of the best vocab materials available, especially if you have started preparing one ...
Very basic words for ESL students.
This is a list of academic words for students learning English as a Second or Foreign Language. It includes 570 word families that often appear in academic texts. It does not include words that are...
Words which are highly likely to be found in the work of learned writers.
Looking for tweets for involved.