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Adjective
Having formally agreed to marry
“The two lovebirds were soon engaged after a whirlwind romance.”
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Busy or occupied with business or activities
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“The manager is currently engaged and is not able to meet with you at this moment.”
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In use, especially of a device or machine such as a telephone
“I am unable to reach her as her phone is currently engaged.”
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Greatly interested or captivated
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“The professor was animated, and the audience was deeply engaged in the illustrated and dynamic lecture.”
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Showing enthusiasm or displaying positive energy about something
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(rare) Passionate and intensely comfortable
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Involved in a given action or situation
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Kept specially for a particular person
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Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work)
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Full of knots, knotty
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Of, or having to do with matrimony and marriage
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Belonging to the military, but not as a commissioned officer
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Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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To have involved or engaged in deeply
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Actively engaged in an assigned task, duty or occupation
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Going out with someone
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(of a place or position) To have occupied
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To have utilized or employed a tangible object
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To have appointed a person to a position
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Past tense for to hire (somebody) for work or a job
“We basically engage these individuals as casual workers through a recruitment agency.”
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Past tense for to get or hold the attention of
“We were finally able to engage him by talking about his pet dog.”
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Past tense for to confront or come up against
“We have been given authority to engage enemy forces on sight.”
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(engage in) Past tense for to participate or become involved in
“Charities will typically engage in a variety of activities to raise funds.”
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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.”
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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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