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con·volve

 (kən-vŏlv′)
v. con·volved, con·volv·ing, con·volves
v.tr.
To roll together; coil up.
v.intr.
To form convolutions.

[Latin convolvere : com-, com- + volvere, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

convolve

(kənˈvɒlv)
vb
to wind or roll together; coil; twist
[C16: from Latin convolvere; see convolute]

con•volve

(kənˈvɒlv)

v.i., v.t. -volved, -volv•ing.
to roll or wind together; coil; twist.
[1590–1600; < Latin convolvere=con- con- + volvere to roll, turn, twist]
con•volve′ment, n.

convolve


Past participle: convolved
Gerund: convolving

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would convolve
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.convolve - curl, wind, or twist together
twist, bend, deform, flex, 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"
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