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Meaning & Definition of Engagement in English

English

Engagement

/ɛngeʤmənt/

noun

1. A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

  • "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of chickamauga"
  • "He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
    synonym:
  • battle
  • ,
  • conflict
  • ,
  • fight
  • ,
  • engagement

2. A meeting arranged in advance

  • "She asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
    synonym:
  • date
  • ,
  • appointment
  • ,
  • engagement

3. A mutual promise to marry

    synonym:
  • betrothal
  • ,
  • troth
  • ,
  • engagement

4. The act of giving someone a job

    synonym:
  • employment
  • ,
  • engagement

5. Employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time

  • "The play had bookings throughout the summer"
    synonym:
  • engagement
  • ,
  • booking

6. Contact by fitting together

  • "The engagement of the clutch"
  • "The meshing of gears"
    synonym:
  • engagement
  • ,
  • mesh
  • ,
  • meshing
  • ,
  • interlocking

7. The act of sharing in the activities of a group

  • "The teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
    synonym:
  • engagement
  • ,
  • participation
  • ,
  • involvement
  • ,
  • involution

Examples of using

Tom gave Mary an engagement ring.
Tom put the engagement ring on Mary's finger.
She doesn't want him to buy an expensive engagement ring.