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English verb: complicate

1. complicate (change) make more complicated


SamplesThere was a new development that complicated the matter.


Synonymsperplex


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)complexify, embrangle, snarl, snarl up


Antonymssimplify

2. complicate (change) make more complex, intricate, or richer


SamplesRefine a design or pattern.


Synonymselaborate, rarify, refine


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)develop, involve, sophisticate









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