Envolved vs. Involve - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Involve (verb)

    To roll or fold up; to wind round; to entwine.

  • Involve (verb)

    To envelop completely; to surround; to cover; to hide.

    "to involve in darkness or obscurity"

  • Involve (verb)

    To complicate or make intricate, as in grammatical structure.

  • Involve (verb)

    To connect with something as a natural or logical consequence or effect; to include necessarily; to imply.

  • Involve (verb)

    To take in; to gather in; to mingle confusedly; to blend or merge.

  • Involve (verb)

    To envelop, enfold, entangle.

    "to involve a person in debt or misery"

    "He's involved in the crime."

  • Involve (verb)

    To engage (someone) to participate in a task.

    "How can we involve the audience more during the show?"

    "By getting involved in her local community, Mary met lots of people and also helped make it a nicer place to live."

  • Involve (verb)

    To raise to any assigned power; to multiply, as a quantity, into itself a given number of times.

    "a quantity involved to the third or fourth power"

Oxford Dictionary

  • Involve (verb)

    have or include (something) as a necessary or integral part or result

    "a bill proposing harsher penalties for crimes involving firearms and drugs"

    "my job involves a lot of travelling"

  • Involve (verb)

    cause to participate in an activity or situation

    "an opportunity to involve as many people as possible in all aspects of music-making"

  • Involve (verb)

    be or become occupied or engrossed in something

    "her husband had been very involved in his work"

  • Involve (verb)

    be engaged in an emotional or personal relationship

    "Angela told me she was involved with someone else"

Webster Dictionary

  • Involve

    To roll or fold up; to wind round; to entwine.

  • Involve

    To envelop completely; to surround; to cover; to hide; to involve in darkness or obscurity.

  • Involve

    To complicate or make intricate, as in grammatical structure.

  • Involve

    To connect with something as a natural or logical consequence or effect; to include necessarily; to imply.

  • Involve

    To take in; to gather in; to mingle confusedly; to blend or merge.

  • Involve

    To envelop, infold, entangle, or embarrass; as, to involve a person in debt or misery.

  • Involve

    To engage thoroughly; to occupy, employ, or absorb.

  • Involve

    To raise to any assigned power; to multiply, as a quantity, into itself a given number of times; as, a quantity involved to the third or fourth power.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Involve (verb)

    connect closely and often incriminatingly;

    "This new ruling affects your business"

  • Involve (verb)

    engage as a participant;

    "Don't involve me in your family affairs!"

  • Involve (verb)

    have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail;

    "This decision involves many changes"

  • Involve (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"

  • Involve (verb)

    contain as a part;

    "Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses"

  • Involve (verb)

    wrap;

    "The tower was involved in mist"

  • Involve (verb)

    occupy or engage the interest of;

    "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"

  • Involve (verb)

    make complex or intricate or complicated;

    "The situation was rather involved"

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