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engagement   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 Inˋgedʒmәnt 〕


〔 inˊɡeidʒmәnt 〕

Overview of noun engagement

The noun engagement has 7 senses

  • battle, conflict, fight, engagement -- (a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement")

  • date, appointment, engagement -- (a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date")

  • betrothal, troth, engagement -- (a mutual promise to marry)

  • employment, engagement -- (the act of giving someone a job)

  • engagement, booking -- (employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer")

  • engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking -- (contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears")

  • engagement, participation, involvement, involution -- (the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities")