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Meaning & Definition of Engage in English

English

Engage

/ɛngeʤ/

verb

1. Carry out or participate in an activity

  • Be involved in
  • "She pursued many activities"
  • "They engaged in a discussion"
    synonym:
  • prosecute
  • ,
  • engage
  • ,
  • pursue

2. Consume all of one's attention or time

  • "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
    synonym:
  • absorb
  • ,
  • engross
  • ,
  • engage
  • ,
  • occupy

3. Engage or hire for work

  • "They hired two new secretaries in the department"
  • "How many people has she employed?"
    synonym:
  • hire
  • ,
  • engage
  • ,
  • employ

4. Ask to represent

  • Of legal counsel
  • "I'm retaining a lawyer"
    synonym:
  • engage

5. Give to in marriage

    synonym:
  • betroth
  • ,
  • engage
  • ,
  • affiance
  • ,
  • plight

6. Get caught

  • "Make sure the gear is engaged"
    synonym:
  • engage

7. Carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

  • "Napoleon and hitler waged war against all of europe"
    synonym:
  • engage
  • ,
  • wage

8. Hire for work or assistance

  • "Engage aid, help, services, or support"
    synonym:
  • engage
  • ,
  • enlist

9. Engage for service under a term of contract

  • "We took an apartment on a quiet street"
  • "Let's rent a car"
  • "Shall we take a guide in rome?"
    synonym:
  • lease
  • ,
  • rent
  • ,
  • hire
  • ,
  • charter
  • ,
  • engage
  • ,
  • take

10. Keep engaged

  • "Engaged the gears"
    synonym:
  • engage
  • ,
  • mesh
  • ,
  • lock
  • ,
  • operate

Examples of using

She wants to engage in teaching.