Definitions for intricate
ˈɪn trɪ kɪtin·tri·cate
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having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To perplex; to darken. Not proper, nor in use.
Etymology: from the adjective.
Alterations of sirnames have so intricated, or rather obscured, the truth of our pedigrees, that it will be no little hard labour to deduce them. William Camden.
Entangled; perplexed; involved; complicated; obscure.
Etymology: intricatus, Lat.
Much of that we are to speak may seem to a number perhaps tedious, perhaps obscure, dark, and intricate. Richard Hooker.
His stile in writing was fit to convey the most intricate business to the understanding with the utmost clearness. Addison.
Intricate refers to something that is very complex, detailed, and difficult to understand or analyze due to its elaborate, often intertwined or interconnected, structure. It can relate to physical things like patterns or designs, or abstract things like plans, relationships, or ideas.
entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc
to entangle; to involve; to make perplexing
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in′tri-kāt, adj. involved: entangled: perplexed.—ns. In′tricacy, In′tricateness.—adv. In′tricately. [L. intricātus—in, in, tricāre, to make difficulties—tricæ, hinderances.]
irregular: confused; applied to markings and sculpture.
The numerical value of intricate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of intricate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
The intricate mosaic of personality, where the fragments of temperament, character, and individual experience interlock to form the unique existence of the self. In this psychological atelier, the artist of the mind blends the hues of genetics, environment, and personal narrative, creating a portrait that evolves with the brushstrokes of time.
My husband was an incredibly, intricate blend of toughness and gentility.
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.
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.
Your intricate love reminds me how great I want to be.
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- intricatCatalan, Valencian
- kompliziert, aufwendigGerman
- monimutkainen, mutkikas, konstikasFinnish
- compliqué, tortueuxFrench
- מםובך, מורכבHebrew
- 하다, 複雜, 복잡하다Korean
- gecompliceerd, ingewikkeldDutch
- сло, сложный, запутанный, замысловатыйRussian
- komplikovaný, zložitýSlovak
- invecklad, intrikatSwedish
- ince işçilikTurkish
- phức tạp, 複雜Vietnamese
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