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English adjective: convolute

1. convolute rolled longitudinally upon itself


SamplesA convolute petal.


Synonymsconvoluted


Similarcoiled


Domain categorybotany, phytology


Antonymsuncoiled, straight


English verb: convolute

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


Synonymsconvolve


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









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