Synonyms of complicate
make difficult • Don't complicate matters by getting the union involved.
confuse • His critics accused him of trying to confuse the issue.
embroil • Any hostilities could further embroil U.N. troops in the fighting.
entangle • Bureaucracy can entangle ventures for months.
involve • I seem to have involved myself in something I don't understand.
, spell out
, clear up
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• His critics accused him of trying to confuse the issue.
embroilIf someone embroils you in a fight or an argument, they get you deeply involved in it.
• Any hostilities could further embroil U.N. troops in the fighting.
entangleIf something entangles you in problems or difficulties, it causes you to become involved in problems or difficulties from which it is hard to escape.
• Bureaucracy can entangle ventures for months.
Thesaurus for complicate from the Collins English Thesaurus