HyperDic: involvement

English > 5 senses of the word involvement:
NOUNactinvolvement, engagement, participation, involutionthe act of sharing in the activities of a group
relationinvolvementa connection of inclusion or containment
cognitioninvolvement, interesta sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
stateinvolvement, affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, amoura usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
stateinvolvement, participationthe condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
involvement > pronunciation
Soundsihnvaa'lvmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > involvement: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of sharing in the activities of a group.
Synonymsengagement, participation, involution
NarrowercommitmentAn engagement by contract involving financial obligation
group participationparticipation by all members of a group
intervention, intercessionThe act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Oppositenon-engagement, nonparticipation, non-involvementWithdrawing from the activities of a group
Spanishcompromiso, implicación, participación
Catalancompromís, implicació, participació
Verbsinvolveengage as a participant
English > involvement: 5 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningA connection of inclusion or containment.
Examples
  • "he escaped involvement in the accident"
  • "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"
NarrowerimplicationA relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement)
inclusion, comprehensionThe relation of comprising something
Broaderconnection, connexion, connectednessA relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
Spanishcompromiso, implicación, participación
Catalancompromís, participació
Verbsinvolvehave as a necessary feature
involveconnect closely and often incriminatingly
English > involvement: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something.
Synonyminterest
NarrowerconcernSomething that interests you because it is important or affects you
enthusiasmA lively interest
Broadercuriosity, wonderA state in which you want to learn more about something
Spanishinterés
Catalaninterès
Verbsinvolveoccupy or engage the interest of
English > involvement: 5 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship.
Synonymsaffair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, amour
Broadersexual relationshipA relationship involving sexual intimacy
Spanishaffaire, amorío, amor, amour, asunto, aventura, enlace, implicación, intimidad, lío amoroso
Catalanafer amorós, amour, aventura
English > involvement: 5 senses > noun 5, state
MeaningThe condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.).
Synonymparticipation
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Verbsinvolveengage as a participant

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