Definitions for Involvement

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•volveɪnˈvɒlv(v.t.)-volved, -volv•ing.

  1. to include as a necessary circumstance, condition, or consequence; imply; entail:

    This job involves long hours.

  2. to engage or employ.

  3. to include within itself or its scope.

  4. to bring into an intricate or complicated form or condition.

  5. to cause to be troublesomely associated, as in something embarrassing or unfavorable:

    Don't involve me in your quarrel!

  6. to combine inextricably (usu. fol. by with).

  7. to implicate, as in guilt or crime, or in any matter or affair.

  8. to engage the interests or emotions or commitment of.

  9. to envelop or enfold, as if with a wrapping.

  10. 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


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. involvement(noun)

    a connection of inclusion or containment

    "he escaped involvement in the accident"; "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"

  3. interest, involvement(noun)

    a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something

    "an interest in music"

  4. affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amour(noun)

    a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

  5. participation, involvement(noun)

    the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. involvement(noun)ɪnˈvɒlv

    when sb or sth is involved

    the company's involvement with the community; public involvement in medical research


  1. involvement(Noun)

    The act of involving, or the state of being involved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Involvement(noun)

    the act of involving, or the state of being involved

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Involvement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2431

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Involvement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3595

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Involvement' in Nouns Frequency: #1069

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