Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “involved”

involved

adjective     /ɪnˈvɒlvd/
be/get involved (in/with sth) B2 to do things and be part of an activity or event: How did you get involved in acting?Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
be/get involved with sb to have a sexual or romantic relationship with someone: She got involved with a boy from college.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
complicated: a long and involved storyComplexityDifficult to understand
(Definition of involved adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “involved”

Definitions of “involved” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

neighbourly

friendly or helpful

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More