1. [ adjective ] 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"

Related terms: uninvolved concerned active caught_up embroiled engaged concerned neck-deep
2. [ adjective ] entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire
Synonyms: mired

"the difficulties in which the question is involved" "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"

Related terms: encumbered
3. [ adjective ] emotionally involved
Synonyms: involved_with
Related terms: attached
4. [ adjective ] highly involved or intricate
Synonyms: intricate tortuous tangled knotty labyrinthine convoluted Byzantine

"the Byzantine tax structure" "convoluted reasoning" "intricate needlework" "the plot was too involved" "a knotty problem" "labyrinthine maneuvering" "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott

Related terms: complex
5. [ adjective ] enveloped

"a castle involved in mist" "the difficulties in which the question is involved"

Related terms: enclosed
Similar spelling:   involve