English dictionary

Hint: With the Firefox addon you can search this dictionary from the browsers search field.

English adjective: convolute

1. convolute rolled longitudinally upon itself

SamplesA convolute petal.



Domain categorybotany, phytology

Antonymsuncoiled, straight

English verb: convolute

1. convolute (contact) curl, wind, or twist together


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bend, deform, flex, turn, twist

2. convolute (communication) practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

SamplesDon't twist my words.

Synonymspervert, sophisticate, twist, twist around

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)denote, refer

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk