intricate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having numerous complexly arranged elements; fancy. See Synonyms at sophisticated.
    • Solvable or comprehensible only with painstaking effort. See Synonyms at complex.
    • Having a lot of fine detail or complexity.
    • Entangled; included; perplexed; difficult; difficult to comprehend, follow, arrange, or adjust
    • having numerous complexly arranged elements; sophisticated
  • verb:
    • In order to become enmeshed or entangled.
    • To enmesh or entangle: resulting in to intricate.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To entangle; to involve; in order to make perplexing.
  • others:
    • Perplexingly included or entangled; difficult to disentangle or disengage, or to track out; complicated; obscure: as, an intricate knot; the intricate windings of a labyrinth; intricate reports; the complex land of a tragedy.
    • In entomology, having unequal elevations and depressions put irregularly and close collectively, but without running into one another: stated of a sculptured surface.
    • To make intricate or involved; make perplexing or obscure.

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