"involves" in the verb sense
1. involve, affect, regard
connect closely and often incriminatingly
"This new ruling affects your business"
engage as a participant
"Don't involve me in your family affairs!"
3. imply, involve
have as a necessary feature
"This decision involves many changes"
4. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
require as useful, just, or proper
"It takes nerve to do what she did"
"success usually requires hard work"
"This job asks a lot of patience and skill"
"This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"
"This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"
"This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
contain as a part
"Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses"
occupy or engage the interest of
"His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"
make complex or intricate or complicated
"The situation was rather involved"
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