Spanish translation of 'involve'
1. (= implicate, associate) implicar ⧫ involucrar
a dispute involving a friend of mine una disputa en la que estaba implicado or involucrado un amigo mío
a crash involving three vehicles una colisión en la que se vieron envueltos tres vehículos
to involve sb (in sth) involucrar a algn (en algo)
we would prefer not to involve the children preferiríamos no meter or involucrar a los niños
they are trying to involve him in the theft están intentando implicarlo or involucrarlo en el robo
try to involve him in your leisure activities intenta hacer que participe contigo en tus actividades de tiempo libre
it may involve you in extra cost puede acarrearle costos adicionales
the persons involved (= culprits) (gen) los interesados ⧫ los implicados
to be involved (in sth):
how did he come to be involved? ¿cómo llegó a meterse en esto?
he was involved in a fight se vio envuelto en una pelea
he/his car was involved in an accident él/su coche se vio involucrado en un accidente
she was only involved in the final stages of the project solo tomó parte en las fases finales del proyecto
I was so involved in my book that ... estaba tan absorto en el libro que ...
to become or get involved (in sth):
the police became involved la policía tomó cartas en el asunto
I don’t want to get involved no quiero meterme
to get involved in a fight verse envuelto en una pelea
to be/become/get involved with sth/sb:
she’s so involved with the project she doesn’t have time for me está tan liada (inf) con el proyecto que no tiene tiempo para mí ⧫ el proyecto la absorbe tanto que no tiene tiempo para mí
she became involved with the resistance movement se involucró en el movimiento de resistencia
she got involved with some really weird people se mezcló con una gente muy rara
she likes him but she doesn’t want to get involved él le gusta, pero no quiere comprometerse
2. (= entail, imply) suponer
it involved a lot of expense supuso or acarreó muchos gastos
there’s a good deal of work involved supone or implica bastante trabajo
the job involves moving to London el trabajo requiere que se traslade a Londres
what does your job involve? ¿en qué consiste su trabajo?
how much money is involved? ¿cuánto dinero hay en juego?
a question of principle is involved aquí hay principios en juego
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Video: pronunciation of 'involve'
Example Sentences Including 'involve'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Concerns have been raised that deals involving public money could be agreed behind closed doors and given to favoured companies.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This compliance requirement involves technology, people and process.Computing (2010)
Big deals involve business and pleasure.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Do things that involve the effort of patience and time.The Sun (2012)
It was for them a blameless activity, and involved a charming motif of the new art.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Making a thing involves meetings and notes and aeroplanes and advertising and plastic wrapping and thought and time.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Ombudsman services can deal with issues involving sums of less than 1,000.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
If the guys who were involved out there deal with it the right way then it will drive them harder and we will see that same reaction.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
If you are not involved in offensive situations then protect.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It probably won't be the last time we're involved in something.The Sun (2016)
The deal could involve a loan back to Birmingham for the remainder of the season.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The four other people involved were unhurt.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We do not get involved with things we are not comfortable with.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Why on earth would you get involved in something like that?The Sun (2011)
I looked at the audience yesterday and thought, they want to be involved in something bigger than a music festival.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If something involves no prep, other than placing in a microwave or an oven, we are overjoyed.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It might have been code for something involving restraints.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Note how few of those tips involve paying for something in a jar.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The problem is that situations involve restrictive arrangements or obligations you loathe.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This gives you a fresh perspective on the people and situations involved.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
About a third of the deals involved a compromise agreement.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Above all, understand the risk involved when things change.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
All the people involved were then asked to sing in front of a panel to invoke stress.The Sun (2016)
Doing something so involved and fun really made us work together.The Sun (2007)
He was involved in drug dealing.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It involves dealing and transportation too.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
PE lessons are worthwhile if they involve physical activity.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
If your main commitment is family, try to get them involved in activity too.BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)
These times of change are often stressful because change involves leaving familiar things behind and facing the unknown.Good Habits, Bad Habits (1994)
What about situations that involve moral failures or illegal acts?Christianity Today (2000)
The case involved a situation that occurs often in public employment.Human Resource Management in Government (1995)
Trends of 'involve'
Very Common. involve is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'involve' in Other Languages
British English: involve /ɪnˈvɒlv/ VERB
If an activity involves something, that thing is a necessary part of it.
His job involves spending a lot of time with other people.
- American English: involve
- Arabic: يَشْمَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: envolver
- Chinese: 涉及
- Croatian: uključivati
- Czech: zahrnovat obnášet
- Danish: involvere
- Dutch: betrekken bij iets een rol laten spelen
- European Spanish: involucrar
- Finnish: kuulua mukaan
- French: impliquer
- German: beteiligen
- Greek: εμπλέκω
- Italian: coinvolgere
- Japanese: 伴う
- Korean: 필연적으로 포함하다
- Norwegian: involvere
- Polish: zaangażować
- European Portuguese: envolver
- Romanian: a implica
- Russian: вовлекать
- Spanish: involucrar
- Swedish: involvera
- Thai: เข้าไปมีส่วนร่วม
- Turkish: dahil etmek
- Ukrainian: залучати
- Vietnamese: dính líu
Translation of involve from the Collins English to Spanish
Unlock Spanish with the Paul Noble method
Take your Spanish to the next level with Paul's tried and tested method. No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Next Steps is an intermediate course, which follows on from the Complete Spanish Beginner's course - available to pre-order now!
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.