Definitions for Involvement
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Involvement
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to include as a necessary circumstance, condition, or consequence; imply; entail:
This job involves long hours.
to engage or employ.
to include within itself or its scope.
to bring into an intricate or complicated form or condition.
to cause to be troublesomely associated, as in something embarrassing or unfavorable:
Don't involve me in your quarrel!
to combine inextricably (usu. fol. by with).
to implicate, as in guilt or crime, or in any matter or affair.
to engage the interests or emotions or commitment of.
to envelop or enfold, as if with a wrapping.
Archaic. to roll, surround, or shroud, as in a wrapping. to roll up on itself; coil.
Origin of involve:
1350–1400; ME < L involvere to roll up, wrap up, envelop =in-in-2+volvere to roll
engagement, participation, involvement, involution(noun)
the act of sharing in the activities of a group
"the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
a connection of inclusion or containment
"he escaped involvement in the accident"; "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"
a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
"an interest in music"
affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amour(noun)
a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
when sb or sth is involved
the company's involvement with the community; public involvement in medical research
The act of involving, or the state of being involved.
the act of involving, or the state of being involved
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Involvement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2431
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Involvement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3595
Rank popularity for the word 'Involvement' in Nouns Frequency: #1069
Translations for Involvement
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- إشْتِراك، تَوَرُّطArabic
- envolvimentoPortuguese (BR)
- die VerwicklungGerman
- ανάμειξη, μπλέξιμοGreek
- درگیری؛ پیچیدگیFarsi
- फंसाव, उलझाव, उलझनHindi
- uplitanje, upletenostCroatian
- belekever(ed)és, bonyodalomHungarian
- iesaistīšana; iepīšana; līdzdalībaLatvian
- engasjement, innblandingNorwegian
- برخه اخيستنهPashto
- implicare, amestecRomanian
- zapletenie sa (do); zapojenie sa (do)Slovak
- inblandning, trasslig situationSwedish
- ilgi, bağlantıTurkish
- 涉入Chinese (Trad.)
- втягання; заплутаністьUkrainian
- sự bao gồmVietnamese
- 卷入Chinese (Simp.)
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