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engage

engage as in carry out or participate in an activity
  • "be involved in"
  • "She pursued many activities"
  • "They engaged in a discussion"

Synonyms

  • prosecuteconduct a prosecution in a court of law ; bring a criminal action against (in a trial); carry out or participate in an activity
  • pursuecarry out or participate in an activity; follow in or as if in pursuit; go in search of or hunt for; carry further or advance
engage as in consume all of one's attention or time
  • "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"

Synonyms

  • absorbbecome imbued; take up mentally; take up, as of debts or payments; take in, also metaphorically; cause to become one with; suck or take up or in; devote (oneself) fully to; assimilate or take in; consume all of one's attention or time
  • engrossdevote (oneself) fully to; consume all of one's attention or time
  • occupykeep busy with; live (in a certain place); occupy the whole of; be on the mind of; march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; require (time or space); consume all of one's attention or time; assume, as of positions or roles
engage as in engage or hire for work
  • "They hired two new secretaries in the department"
  • "How many people has she employed?"

Synonyms

  • hirea newly hired employee; the act of hiring something or someone; engage or hire for work; hold under a lease or rental agreement; engage for service under a term of contract
  • employthe state of being employed or having a job; put into service; engage or hire for work
engage as in ask to represent
  • "of legal counsel"
  • "I'm retaining a lawyer"
engage as in give to in marriage

    Synonyms

    • betrothgive to in marriage
    • affiancegive to in marriage
    • plightgive to in marriage ; promise solemnly and formally; a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; a solemn pledge of fidelity
    engage as in get caught
    • "make sure the gear is engaged"
    engage as in carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    • "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

    Synonyms

    • wagecarry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); something that remunerates
    engage as in hire for work or assistance
    • "engage aid, help, services, or support"

    Synonyms

    • enlistjoin the military ; hire for work or assistance; engage somebody to enter the army
    engage as in 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?"

    Synonyms

    • leaseproperty that is leased or rented out or let ; a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment ; the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect ; let for money; hold under a lease or rental agreement; grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; engage for service under a term of contract
    • renta payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service ; an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions ; the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; let for money; grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; engage for service under a term of contract; hold under a lease or rental agreement
    • hirea newly hired employee; the act of hiring something or someone; engage or hire for work; hold under a lease or rental agreement; engage for service under a term of contract
    • chartera document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; a contract to hire or lease transportation ; hold under a lease or rental agreement; grant a charter to ; engage for service under a term of contract
    • takethe income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption ; carry out; require (time or space); take somebody somewhere; get into one's hands, take physically; take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; interpret something in a certain way; take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; take into one's possession; travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; receive willingly something given or offered; assume, as of positions or roles; take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; require as useful, just, or proper; experience or feel or submit to; make a film or photograph of something; remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; serve oneself to, or consume regularly; accept or undergo, often unwillingly; make use of or accept for some purpose; take by force; occupy or take on; admit into a group or community; ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; be a student of a certain subject; take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; head into a specified direction; point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; be seized or affected in a specified way; have with oneself; engage for service under a term of contract; receive or obtain regularly; buy, select; to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; have sex with; lay claim to; be designed to hold or take; be capable of holding or containing; develop a habit; proceed along in a vehicle; obtain by winning; be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
    engage as in keep engaged
    • "engaged the gears"

    Synonyms

    • meshkeep engaged; coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively ; work together in harmony ; entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh ; the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; contact by fitting together; the topology of a network whose components are all connected directly to every other component ; an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals ; the act of interlocking or meshing
    • locka fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed ; a strand or cluster of hair ; a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun ; enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key ; any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured ; fasten with a lock; keep engaged; become rigid or immoveable; hold in a locking position; become engaged or intermeshed with one another; hold fast (in a certain state); place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; pass by means through a lock in a waterway ; build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
    • operatedirect or control; perform as expected when applied; handle and cause to function; perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense ; keep engaged; perform surgery on