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engaged

engaged as in having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
  • "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"
  • "deeply engaged in conversation"

Synonyms

  • occupiedheld or filled or in use; seized and controlled as by military invasion; resided in; having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
engaged as in involved in military hostilities
  • "the desperately engaged ships continued the fight"
engaged as in reserved in advance

    Synonyms

    • bookedreserved in advance
    • set-aside(p)
    engaged as in (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)"
    • "her line is busy"
    • "receptionists' telephones are always engaged"
    • "the lavatory is in use"
    • "kept getting a busy signal"

    Synonyms

    • busykeep busy with; actively or fully engaged or occupied; overcrowded or cluttered with detail; intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; crowded with or characterized by much activity; (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability
    • in use(p)
    engaged as in (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting
    • "the gears are engaged"
    • "meshed gears"
    • "intermeshed twin rotors"

    Synonyms

    • meshedthe holy city of Shiite Muslims; resembling a network; (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting
    • intermeshedcaught as if in a mesh; (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting
    engaged as in having services contracted for
    • "the carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick"
    engaged as in built against or attached to a wall
    • "engaged columns"