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Synonyms for engaged

Synonyms for (adjective) engaged

Synonyms: engaged, occupied Definition: having ones attention or mind or energy engaged Usage: she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities; deeply engaged in conversation

Similar words: busy Definition: actively or fully engaged or occupied Usage: busy with her work; a busy man; too busy to eat lunch

Synonyms: engaged Definition: built against or attached to a wall Usage: engaged columns

Similar words: connected Definition: joined or linked together

Synonyms: engaged Definition: having services contracted for Usage: the carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick

Similar words: employed Definition: having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary Usage: most of our graduates are employed

Synonyms: engaged, intermeshed, meshed Definition: (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting Usage: the gears are engaged; meshed gears; intermeshed twin rotors

Similar words: geared Definition: equipped with or connected by gears or having gears engaged

Synonyms: engaged Definition: involved in military hostilities Usage: the desperately engaged ships continued the fight

Similar words: involved Definition: connected by participation or association or use Usage: we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved; the problems involved; the involved muscles; I don't want to get involved; everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified

Synonyms: engaged, in use, busy Definition: (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line) Usage: her line is busy; receptionists' telephones are always engaged; the lavatory is in use; kept getting a busy signal

Similar words: occupied Definition: held or filled or in use Usage: she keeps her time well occupied; the wc is occupied

Synonyms: engaged, set-aside, booked Definition: reserved in advance

Similar words: reserved Definition: set aside for the use of a particular person or party