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involved meaning

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  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of involve.
      1. The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore involvedSUPmost involved
    1. Complicated.
      1. He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
    2. Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.).
      1. He was involved in the project for three years.
      2. He got involved in a bar fight.
      3. When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved.
    3. Having an affair with someone.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The carnival game involved shooting down tin cans.
        • Clinton and I became peripherally involved with a pair of Leckford Road girls who, principally sapphic in their interests, would arrange for sessions of group frolic. Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22
        • Placentas and endometrial tissue was collected at 52–55 days of pregnancy by surgical embryectomy which involved removal of the entire conceptus and surrounding endometrial tissue.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • To work efficiently, it's important to have a handle on the procedures involved.
        • She's been keeping me at arm's length all the time. She doesn't want to get involved.
        • My kids wanted to know who it was, and if it was their homee [a close friend] they were going to get involved.

    Meaning of involved for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "involved" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms
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