What is another word for complicates?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒmplɪkˌe͡ɪts] (IPA)

Complicates is a verb that is used to describe the action of making something more difficult, complex or confusing. There are several synonyms for complicates including obscures, muddles, confounds, muddies, perplexes, entangles, confuses, and convolutes. When we say that a situation is complicated, it implies that the situation is difficult to understand or resolve, thus causing more problems. However, using synonyms such as entangles or muddles can provide a different perspective on the situation and suggest that the issue is more convoluted than just a simple matter of complexity. Ultimately, using synonyms can help to provide more depth and nuance in communication, offering alternative ways of expressing similar concepts.

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Usage examples for Complicates

Time-otherwise growth-widens the range as it complicates the necessities of musical, i.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
This-this discovery only complicates matters.
"Sisters"
Kathleen Norris
That complicates matters, doesn't it?
"A Fool and His Money"
George Barr McCutcheon

Famous quotes with Complicates

  • The hurricane complicates things in that what would have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart.
    Henry Cisneros
  • Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould
  • Emerson was the chief figure in the American transcendental movement, a fact that complicates all accounts of him in literary or cultural history.
    Howard Mumford Jones
  • Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.
    Charles Lindbergh
  • I'm a mother, I'm a journalist, I'm an American; I'm all of those things, and it really complicates your job when you have all these things come into play.
    Paula Zahn

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