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.]

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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. Swizz Beatz:

    We are definitely about to launch Verzuz Ladies because we feel the women play such an intricate part in creativity, period, verzuz Ladies are going to participate in a major, major way.

  3. Drew Allan Cicconi:

    Looking at the waves, cresting then hitting the shore, only to retreat ignominiously back to sea, it reminded me that people are like waves. Their moods shift and turn, then crest before hitting the shore, and only some of the lucky few can ride that wave standing up, smoothly carving an intricate pattern as he or she rides towards a sun blanched shore. At times like this, I always like to quote from Macbeth’s soliloquy in act 5, scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, when Macbeth heard of his wife’s death.

  4. Kathleen Goforth:

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

  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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