Definitions for engage

Definitions for (verb) engage

Main entry: engage

Definition: get caught

Usage: make sure the gear is engaged

Main entry: absorb, engage, engross, occupy

Definition: consume all of one's attention or time

Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

Main entry: plight, engage, betroth, affiance

Definition: give to in marriage

Main entry: lock, mesh, operate, engage

Definition: keep engaged

Usage: engaged the gears

Main entry: 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?

Main entry: engage, enlist

Definition: hire for work or assistance

Usage: engage aid, help, services, or support

Main entry: prosecute, pursue, engage

Definition: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in

Usage: She pursued many activities; They engaged in a discussion

Main entry: engage, wage

Definition: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

Usage: Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Main entry: engage

Definition: ask to represent; of legal counsel

Usage: I'm retaining a lawyer

Main entry: hire, employ, engage

Definition: engage or hire for work

Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?

Visual thesaurus for engage