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KK Pronunciation

〔 ɑgɑ`ʒє 〕


〔 ɑ:^ɑ:ˋʒєi 〕

Overview of verb engage

The verb engage has 10 senses

  • prosecute, engage, pursue -- (carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion")

  • absorb, engross, engage, occupy -- (consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely")

  • hire, engage, employ -- (engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?")

  • engage -- (ask to represent; of legal counsel; "I'm retaining a lawyer")

  • betroth, engage, affiance, plight -- (give to in marriage)

  • engage -- (get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged")

  • engage, wage -- (carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe")

  • engage, enlist -- (hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support")

  • lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take -- (engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?")

  • engage, mesh, lock, operate -- (keep engaged; "engaged the gears")