Embroiled vs Involved - What's the difference?

embroiled | involved |

As verbs the difference between embroiled and involved

is that embroiled is (embroil) while involved is (involve).

As an adjective involved is





  • (embroil)

  • embroil



    (en verb)
  • To draw into a situation; to cause to be involved.
  • Avoid him. He will embroil you in his fights.
  • * Dryden
  • the royal house embroiled in civil war
  • To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
  • * Addison
  • The Christian antiquities at Rome are so embroiled with fable and legend.




    (en adjective)
  • Complicated.
  • He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
  • * 1915 ,
  • Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
  • Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
  • He was involved in the project for three years.
    He got involved in a bar fight.
    When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
  • Having an affair with someone.
  • Verb

  • (involve)
  • The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.