What does intricate mean?

Definitions for intricateˈɪn trɪ kɪt

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intricate

    in′tri-kāt, adj. involved: entangled: perplexed.—ns. In′tricacy, In′tricateness.—adv. In′tricately. [L. intricātusin, in, tricāre, to make difficulties—tricæ, hinderances.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intricate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intricate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kathleen Goforth:

    My husband was an incredibly, intricate blend of toughness and gentility.

  2. Oliver Sacks:

    The brain is the most intricate mechanism in the universe, i couldn't imagine spending my life with kidneys.

  3. Justin Sattina:

    You don’t get the benefit of that if you (drive to the hospital), even if it's true that you arrive at the front door a little quicker, it disrupts what’s really an intricate and adjusted process of caring for acute stroke patients.

  4. Javad Zarif:

    This proves that [the senators] are not only strangers to the norms of international rights and regulations, but they also are not familiar with the intricate details of their own Constitution regarding the authority of the President of the United States in executing foreign policy.

  5. Denis Watley:

    Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

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