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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·pli·cate /ˈkɑmpləˌket/
 (vt.)弄複雜,使錯綜,使起糾紛(vi.)變複雜

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·pli·cate /ˈkɑmpləˌket/ 及物動詞
 (拉complicatus)折疊的,縱折的(昆蟲翅),複雜的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pli·cate a.
 1. Composed of two or more parts united; complex; complicated; involved.
 How poor, how rich, how abject, how august,
 How complicate, how wonderful is man!   --Young.
 2. Bot. Folded together, or upon itself, with the fold running lengthwise.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pli·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Complicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Complicating.] To fold or twist together; to combine intricately; to make complex; to combine or associate so as to make intricate or difficult.
    Nor can his complicated sinews fail.   --Young.
    Avarice and luxury very often become one complicated principle of action.   --Addison.
    When the disease is complicated with other diseases.   --Arbuthnot.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 complicate
      v 1: make more complicated; "There was a new development that
           complicated the matter" [syn: perplex] [ant: simplify]
      2: make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or
         pattern" [syn: refine, rarify, elaborate]