What does intricate mean?

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ˈɪn trɪ kɪtin·tri·cate

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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.]

Entomology

  1. Intricate

    irregular: confused; applied to markings and sculpture.

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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

Examples of intricate in a Sentence

  1. Kathleen Goforth:

    My husband was an incredibly, intricate blend of toughness and gentility, he was who you wanted for a friend, a colleague and a neighbor. However, it was I who was blessed so richly that I had the privilege of calling him my husband and my best friend.

  2. 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.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    To face evil is not a problematic way; however, recognizing it whenever one lives and breathes, amongst the fake angels, becomes the intricate and radical context of reality.

  4. Courtney Baker:

    From that first visit, we dreaded our appointments. The most difficult time in my life was made nearly unbearable because you never told me the truth. My child was perfect, i’m not angry. I’m not bitter. I’m just really sad. I’m sad the tiny beating hearts you see every day don’t fill you with a perpetual awe. I’m sad the intricate details and the miracle of those sweet little fingers and toes, lungs and eyes and ears don’t always give you pause. I’m said you were so wrong to say a baby with Down syndrome would decrease our quality of life. And I’m heartbroken you might have said that to a mommy even today. But I’m mostly sad you’ll never have the privilege of knowing my daughter, Emersyn.

  5. 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.

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