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Definition of "involved" []

  • Complicated; intricate: the involved procedure of getting a license. See Synonyms at complex. (adjective)
  • Curled inward; coiled or involute. (adjective)
  • Confused; tangled. (adjective)
  • Connected by participation or association: involved in a conspiracy. (adjective)
  • Emotionally committed: He joined their organization but never really got involved. (adjective)
  • Complicated; difficult to comprehend (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Concerned or implicated (adjective)
  • Having sexual relations (adjective)

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Use "involved" in a sentence
  • "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."