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Synonyms for engage

Synonyms for (verb) engage

Synonyms: engage Definition: get caught Usage: make sure the gear is engaged

Similar words: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: absorb, engage, engross, occupy Definition: consume all of one's attention or time Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

Similar words: interest Definition: excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of

Synonyms: plight, engage, betroth, affiance Definition: give to in marriage

Similar words: vow Definition: make a vow; promise Usage: He vowed never to drink alcohol again

Synonyms: lock, mesh, operate, engage Definition: keep engaged Usage: engaged the gears

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: charter, take, lease, hire, engage, rent Definition: engage for service under a term of contract Usage: We took an apartment on a quiet street; Let's rent a car; Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: engage, enlist Definition: hire for work or assistance Usage: engage aid, help, services, or support

Similar words: secure, procure Definition: get by special effort Usage: He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed

Synonyms: prosecute, pursue, engage Definition: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in Usage: She pursued many activities; They engaged in a discussion

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: engage, wage Definition: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns) Usage: Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Synonyms: engage Definition: ask to represent; of legal counsel Usage: I'm retaining a lawyer

Similar words: hire, employ, engage Definition: engage or hire for work Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?