Word family noun involvement adjective involveduninvolved verb involve
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinvolvein‧volve /ɪnˈvɒlv $ ɪnˈvɑːlv/ ●●● S2 W1 AWL verb [transitive] 1 MUSTif an activity or situation involves something, that thing is part of it or a result of it What will the job involve? I didn’t realize putting on a play involved so much work.involve doing something Running your own business usually involves working long hours.2 INCLUDEto include or affect someone or something These changes will involve everyone on the staff. There have been four accidents involving Forest Service planes.3 TAKE PART/BE INVOLVEDto ask or allow someone to take part in somethinginvolve somebody in (doing) something Try to involve as many children as possible in the game. We want to involve the workforce at all stages of the decision-making process.4 involve yourself→ See Verb table
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involveAnd if one thing happened, the whole school would be involved.How the hell does she come to be involved?Community service can involve anything from gardening to helping in old people's homes.The plan involves converting the old canteen into a sports hall.A good manager will try to involve everyone in the decision-making process.The Southern Weekend identified at least two village officials said to be actively involved in the trade.This process did not just involve individuals but seemed to involve the entire fast-lane culture as a whole.A study involving long-distance runners is being done at the Medical Center.It involves no judgments and no inferences.The school has gained improved exam results by involving parents more in their children's education.As a result of these liaisons the rest of my job involves problem solving and development of initiatives.They will also be concerned with more immediate issues involving the well-being of the party or other organization providing their political base.I always try to involve the whole class.Other reactions might involve your feelings: for example, embarrassment or indifference.involve doing somethingRunning your own business usually involves working long hours.involve somebody in (doing) somethingShe joined Oracle in 1990, and became involved with Ellison in 1991, the suit said.Incidentally, foreign exploitation was not the only evil involved.One of the lessons of the quarter-century of North-South dialogue is that it rarely made progress unless the top leaders were involved.Each leg involved an overnight in berths made up by Tokimo and meals he cooked.Area training will then involve the manager in learning about managing a local bureau.Mow small systems are technically feasible and schemes exist which involve the hotelier in no capital cost at all.He was involving her in something that was tugging at his conscience.Developer Urban Splash is involved and is in the process of buying part of the land.
Origin involve (1300-1400) Latin involvere to wrap, from volvere to roll