involve
verb.
connect closely and often incriminatingly
This new ruling affects your business
Synonym: affect, regard
verb.
engage as a participant
Don't involve me in your family affairs!
verb.
have as a necessary feature
This decision involves many changes
Synonym: imply
verb.
require as useful, just, or proper
It takes nerve to do what she did|success usually requires hard work|This job asks a lot of patience and skill|This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice|This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert|This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
verb.
contain as a part
Dinner at Joe's always involves at least six courses
verb.
occupy or engage the interest of
His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon
verb.
make complex or intricate or complicated
The situation was rather involved