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Adjective
Having formally agreed to marry
“We had been together for 5 months, and engaged for 4 months.”
Adjective
Busy; occupied
“Its leaders are actively engaged right now looking for a solution.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to provide with a paying job
“We basically engage these individuals as casual workers through a recruitment agency.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to get or hold the attention of
“We were finally able to engage him by talking about his pet dog.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to enter into contest or conflict with
“We have been given authority to engage enemy forces on sight.”
Verb
(engage in) Simple past tense for to participate or become involved in
“Charities will typically engage in a variety of activities to raise funds.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to pledge or enter into a contract to do something
“I would engage to pay him a weekly wage for some work that needed to be done.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to interconnect and bring into operation
“I found a sweet spot where the clutch lets the gears engage after raising the pedal a few inches.”
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