Intricate definitions

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The definition of intricate is complex or having many details.

An example of intricate is a puzzle with 1000 pieces.

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Having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate.

An intricate pattern; an intricate procedure.

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Difficult to understand, analyze, or solve for having many interconnected elements.
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Hard to follow or understand because full of puzzling parts, details, or relationships.

An intricate problem.

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Full of elaborate detail.

An intricate filigree.

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Having a great deal of fine detail or complexity.

The architecture of this clock is very intricate.

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(intransitive) To become enmeshed or entangled.
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To enmesh or entangle: to cause to intricate.
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Origin of intricate

Middle English from Latin intrīcātus past participle of intrīcāre to entangle, perplex in- in in–2 trīcae perplexities, wiles