Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb convolute

2 senses of convolute

Sense 1
convolve, convolute -- (curl, wind, or twist together)
       => flex, bend, deform, twist, turn -- (cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar")

Sense 2
twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate -- (practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words")
       => denote, refer -- (have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' ")

Antonyms of adj convolute

1 sense of convolute

Sense 1
convolute, convoluted -- (rolled longitudinally upon itself; "a convolute petal")

INDIRECT (VIA coiled) -> uncoiled, straight -- (no longer coiled)

Similarity of adj convolute

1 sense of convolute

Sense 1
convolute, convoluted -- (rolled longitudinally upon itself; "a convolute petal")
       => coiled (vs. uncoiled) -- (curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals); "a coiled snake ready to strike"; "the rope lay coiled on the deck")

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