It always pains me to see some preferred outcomes involving the innocent. The bumps occurred as an interruption of Dean's otherwise peaceful dream of. have or include (something) as a necessary or integral pa Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries. tr.v. in·volved, in·volv·ing, in·volves. 1. a. To have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail: was told that the job would involve travel. b. To relate to or.