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engage

engage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word engage

Definition
(verb) carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
Synonyms : prosecute , pursue
Example Sentence
  • She pursued many activities
  • They engaged in a discussion

Definition
(verb) consume all of one's attention or time
Synonyms : absorb , engross , occupy
Example Sentence
  • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

Definition
(verb) engage or hire for work
Synonyms : employ , hire
Example Sentence
  • They hired two new secretaries in the department
  • How many people has she employed?

Definition
(verb) ask to represent; of legal counsel
Example Sentence
  • I'm retaining a lawyer

Definition
(verb) give to in marriage
Synonyms : affiance , betroth , plight

Definition
(verb) get caught
Example Sentence
  • make sure the gear is engaged

Definition
(verb) carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
Synonyms : wage
Example Sentence
  • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Definition
(verb) hire for work or assistance
Synonyms : enlist
Example Sentence
  • engage aid, help, services, or support

Definition
(verb) engage for service under a term of contract
Synonyms : charter , hire , lease , rent , take
Example Sentence
  • We took an apartment on a quiet street
  • Let's rent a car
  • Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Definition
(verb) keep engaged
Synonyms : lock , mesh , operate
Example Sentence
  • engaged the gears

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for engage

Remember engagementattract-> pledge->hire->confront a girl.
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by rakei

The girl you HIRED as your PA is very CHARMING and ATTRACTIVE and hence you've decided to COMMIT to her by PLEDGING to be her husband at an ENGAGEMENT function.
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by sujeethraj

remind engagement,what qualities u want in ur partner CHARMING ATTRACTIVE AND FULL OF VIGOR.
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by gdabli

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