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To hire (somebody) for work or a job
“We basically engage these individuals as casual workers through a recruitment agency.”
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To get or hold the attention of
“We were finally able to engage him by talking about his pet dog.”
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To confront or come up against
“We have been given authority to engage enemy forces on sight.”
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(engage in) To participate or become involved in
“Charities will typically engage in a variety of activities to raise funds.”
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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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To activate or bring into operation
“A gear has been adapted to engage the switch interlocking mechanism.”
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To interconnect or mesh together
“I found a sweet spot where the clutch lets the gears engage after raising the pedal a few inches.”
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