to make complex, intricate, involved, or difficult: His recovery from the operation was complicated by an allergic reaction.
Entomology. folded longitudinally one or more times, as the wings of certain insects.
Origin: 1615–25; < Latincomplicātus (past participle of complicāre to fold together), equivalent to com-com- + -plic- (combining form of *plecāre to fold, akin to plectī to plait; see complex) + -ātus-ate1
overcomplicate, verb (used with object), overcomplicated, overcomplicating.
precomplicate, verb (used with object), precomplicated, precomplicating.
recomplicate, verb (used with object), recomplicated, recomplicating.
uncomplicate, verb (used with object), uncomplicated, uncomplicating.