involve


involve
01. People like to be [involved] in decisions that affect them.
02. The police have found no proof of his [involvement] in the robbery.
03. Nick's job as a salesman [involves] a lot of travelling around the state.
04. Newspaper reports hint at a scandal [involving] the President himself.
05. I don't think we should get [involved] in the personal problems of our neighbors.
06. He was [involved] with his secretary for a number of years before his wife found out.
07. A riot [involving] over 50 prisoners broke out at the prison today.
08. A Chinese proverb observes, "Tell me, and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. [Involve] me, and I'll understand."
09. In August 1990, about 15,000 vehicles were [involved] in the biggest traffic jam in Japan's history.
10. Scientists have estimated that the act of speech [involves] at least 100 muscles.
11. At greatest risk of injury to a professional football player's anatomy is the knee, which is [involved] in 58 percent of all major football injuries.
12. About 80% of the people who are [involved] in a car crash and do not use seat belts are injured or killed.
13. The most widely recognized aim of the educational system is to facilitate the transition from participating in the family to [involvement] in the affairs of the larger society.
14. One out of every five new car drivers is [involved] in a crash during the first two years of driving.
15. It is important to [involve] yourself in the life of your children.
16. Studies show that most bicycle injury accidents [involve] a single vehicle.
17. Weddings in Croatia often [involve] traditional folk elements, as well as church rituals.
18. On December 25th, 1868, President Johnson granted an unconditional pardon to all those [involved] in the American Civil War.
19. Mark Twain once joked, "Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is perhaps because we are not the person [involved]."
20. Rita Rudner once joked, "Men like to barbecue. Men like to cook only if danger is [involved]."
21. The victim's wife was released by police, who determined that she was completely [uninvolved] in her husband's death.

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  • Involve — In*volve , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Involved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Involving}.] [L. involvere, involutum, to roll about, wrap up; pref. in in + volvere to roll: cf. OF. involver. See {Voluble}, and cf. {Involute}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To roll or fold up;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Involve — may refer to the following organisations: * Involve (UK Think Tank)* INVOLVE (UK National Advisory group)* Involve Records (New Zealand record company)* Involve, a Journal of Mathematics * Involve (Swedish IT company) …   Wikipedia

  • involve — 1 *entangle, enmesh Analogous words: complicate (see complicated under COMPLEX): confuse, confound, *mistake: perplex, mystify, nonplus, *puzzle 2 comprehend, embrace, *include, imply, subsume Analogous words: import, *mean, sign …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • involve — 1. This heavily used word has extended its meaning from the notion of envelopment or entanglement (it is derived from the Latin word involvere meaning ‘to enwrap’) to less precise forms of connection, as in What does the work involve? and No… …   Modern English usage

  • involve — (v.) late 14c., envelop, surround, from L. involvere envelop, surround, overwhelm, lit. roll into, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + volvere to roll (see VULVA (Cf. vulva)). Originally envelop, surround, sense of take in, include first …   Etymology dictionary

  • involve — [v] draw in; include absorb, affect, argue, associate, bind, catch, commit, complicate, comprehend, comprise, compromise, concern, connect, contain, cover, denote, embrace, embroil, engage, engross, enmesh, entail, entangle, grip, hold, hook,… …   New thesaurus

  • involve — ► VERB 1) (of a situation or event) include as a necessary part or result. 2) cause to experience or participate in an activity or situation. DERIVATIVES involvement noun. ORIGIN originally in the senses «enfold» and «entangle»: from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • involve — [in välv′, invôlv′] vt. involved, involving [ME involven < L involvere < in , in + volvere, to roll: see WALK] 1. Archaic to enfold or envelop as in a wrapping [fog involved the shoreline] 2. Obs. to wind spirally; coil up 3. to make… …   English World dictionary

  • involve */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈvɒlv] / US [ɪnˈvɑlv] verb [transitive] Word forms involve : present tense I/you/we/they involve he/she/it involves present participle involving past tense involved past participle involved 1) to include something as a necessary part of an… …   English dictionary

  • involve — verb (T) 1 to include something as a necessary part or result: What will the job involve? | I didn t realize putting on a play involved so much work. | involve doing sth: Every day each of us makes decisions that involve taking a chance. 2 to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English