HyperDic: complicate

English > 2 senses of the word complicate:
VERBchangecomplicate, perplexmake more complicated
changecomplicate, refine, rarify, elaboratemake more complex, intricate, or richer
complicate > pronunciation
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English > complicate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake more complicated.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"There was a new development that complicated the matter"
Narrowercomplexifymake complex
snarl, snarl up, embranglemake more complicated or confused / confused through entanglements
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositesimplifymake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
Nounscomplicationthe act or process of complicating
complicationa development that complicates a situation
complicationa situation or condition that is complex or confused / confused
complicationany disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
English > complicate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more complex, intricate, or richer.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrefine, rarify, elaborate
Narrowerdevelopelaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
involvemake complex or intricate or complicated
sophisticatemake more complex or refined
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcomplicar, refinar
Catalancomplicar, elaborar, refinar
Nounscomplicationthe act or process of complicating
complicationpuzzling complexity

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