Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun involution

6 senses of involution

Sense 1

involution -- (reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth))

=> organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 2

involution -- (a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction)

=> construction, grammatical construction, expression -- (a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner")

Sense 3

elaborateness, elaboration, intricacy, involution -- (marked by elaborately complex detail)

=> complexity, complexness -- (the quality of being intricate and compounded; "he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers")

Sense 4

engagement, participation, involvement, involution -- (the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities")

=> group action -- (action taken by a group of people)

Sense 5

exponentiation, involution -- (the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power)

=> mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation -- ((mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic")

Sense 6

involution, enfolding -- (the action of enfolding something)

=> change of shape -- (an action that changes the shape of something)