Definitions for intricateˈɪn trɪ kɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•tri•cateˈɪn trɪ kɪt(adj.)

  1. having many interrelated parts or facets; entangled or involved.

  2. hard to understand, work, or make; complex.

Origin of intricate:

1375–1425; late ME < L intrīcātus, ptp. of intrīcāre to entangle =in-in-2+tricae perplexities


Princeton's WordNet

  1. intricate(adj)

    having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

    "intricate lacework"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intricate(adj)

    entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc

  2. Intricate(verb)

    to entangle; to involve; to make perplexing

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an intricate knitting pattern; intricate details.

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