involved

Being involved means being a part of something or associated with it. If you volunteer on a team to clean up the playground, you're involved in making it a safer and more fun place for kids to play.

Involved is an adjective with many different uses. It can describe something difficult or complicated, as in "really involved instructions for putting together a plane model," or it describes relationships and partnerships, like when you’re involved with someone in a serious dating relationship or are involved in helping out as a tutor after school. You can be involved in more negative situations, too, as when a country is involved in spying on another or a group is involved in plotting a crime.

Primary Meanings of involved

1.
adj
connected by participation or association or use
2.
adj
highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
Full Definitions of involved
1

adj connected by participation or association or use

“we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved
“the problems involved
“the involved muscles”
“I don't want to get involved
“everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified”
Synonyms:
active, participating
taking part in an activity
caught up
having become involved involuntarily
concerned, interested
involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in
embroiled, entangled
deeply involved especially in something complicated
engaged
involved in military hostilities
concerned, implicated
culpably involved
neck-deep, up to her neck, up to his neck, up to my neck, up to our necks, up to their necks, up to your neck
deeply involved
Antonyms:
uninvolved
not involved
unconcerned
not occupied or engaged with
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adj emotionally involved

Synonyms:
attached, committed
associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

adj enveloped

“a castle involved in mist”
“the difficulties in which the question is involved
Synonyms:
enclosed
closed in or surrounded or included within

adj entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire

“the difficulties in which the question is involved
Synonyms:
mired
encumbered
loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load
2

adj highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

“the plot was too involved
Synonyms:
Byzantine, convoluted, knotty, tangled, tortuous
complex
complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts

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