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Adjective
Charming and attractive, especially of a manner or behavior
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“Her engaging smile was enough to put even the most grumpy of men at ease.”
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Having significantly interesting qualities
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“The novel has an engaging story that will enthrall you from start to finish.”
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Causing laughter and providing entertainment
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Having appeal in an endearing, sweet or lovable way
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Attracting attention
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Maintaining
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Engaging attention
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The process of finding candidates for a post in an organization or team
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An arrangement whereby something is reserved for a particular person
Verb
Utilizing or employing a tangible object
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(rare) Instigating the curiosity or attention of someone
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“We were finally able to engage him by talking about his pet dog.”
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Present participle 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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Present participle for to confront or come up against
“We have been given authority to engage enemy forces on sight.”
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(engage in) Present participle for to participate or become involved in
“Charities will typically engage in a variety of activities to raise funds.”
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Present participle 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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Present participle for to activate or bring into operation
“A gear has been adapted to engage the switch interlocking mechanism.”
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Present participle for 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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