verb (used with object), in·volved, in·volv·ing.
- Archaic.to roll, surround, or shroud, as in a wrapping.
- to roll up on itself; wind spirally; coil; wreathe.
- involutional melancholia,
- involutional psychosis,
Origin of involve
Examples from the Web for involving
Moraca pointed to another form of return fraud, involving gift cards.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even extreme beauty — and even the best of bodies and most involving pictures of them — can become repetitive.
In fact, Lauer even ended up with a character arc of his own, involving his reluctance to utter the word “sharknado.”‘Sharknado 2’ in Winter: Has the Franchise Jumped the Shark?|Jason Lynch|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most common aura is visual, involving light sensitivity or blurred vision.
There were two major lawsuits, one involving basketball and one involving a housing complex he owned.Mark Cuban Warns That Basketball Players Could Get the Sterling Treatment Next|Evan Weiner|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The French abolished monarchy by a frontal attack upon the citadel, involving serious loss.James Watt|Andrew Carnegie
But he declined adopting the suggestion, as involving a possible lie, and asked to be left to his own resources.The Seventh Regiment|George L. Wood
The common method of distinctly denying miracles is one involving either some atheistic or pantheistic principle.Modern Skepticism|C. J. Ellicott
Elizabeth made various proposals to Mary, all involving her resignation as queen, or at least the suspension of her rights.A Short History of Scotland|Andrew Lang
Look at the industry of the Paris stage: the new plays that are produced every week, involving endless rehearsals day and night.A Wanderer in Paris|E. V. Lucas
Word Origin for involve
late 14c., "envelop, surround," from Latin involvere "envelop, surround, overwhelm," literally "roll into," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + volvere "to roll" (see volvox). Originally "envelop, surround," sense of "take in, include" first recorded c.1600. Related: Involved; Involving.
see get involved with.