engage


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  • verb

Synonyms for engage

participate in

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employ

Antonyms

set going

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begin battle with

Synonyms

Synonyms for engage

to obtain the use or services of

to cause to be set aside, as for one's use, in advance

to assume an obligation

to get and hold the attention of

to involve (someone) in an activity

Synonyms

to involve oneself in (an activity)

to make busy

to cause to be busy or in use

to enter into conflict with

to come or bring together and interlock

Synonyms

Synonyms for engage

carry out or participate in an activity

consume all of one's attention or time

ask to represent

Related Words

give to in marriage

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get caught

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Antonyms

carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

hire for work or assistance

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engage for service under a term of contract

References in classic literature ?
Hunt was joined by a person whom he had invited, by letter, to engage as a partner in the expedition.
My commanders were further instructed than when engaged with an enemy to draw him as rapidly as possible toward a ship of his hereditary foeman, and by careful manoeuvring to force the two to engage, thus leaving him-self free to withdraw.
Nor would it have profited us any to have done so, for we did not have sufficient force all told to have withstood the vast navy of the First Born had they returned to engage us.
Philip could not tell whether he meant to engage him or not.
The fourth move after the victory of the Black Odwar found Gahan upon U-Dor's fourth; an Orange Panthan was on the adjoining square diagonally to his right and the only opposing piece that could engage him other than U-Dor himself.
U-Dor could move out and engage Gahan, or he could move his Princess' Panthan upon the square occupied by Gahan in he hope that the former would defeat the Black Chief and thus draw the game, which is the outcome if any other than a Chief slays the opposing Chief, or he could move away and escape, temporarily, the necessity for personal combat, or at least that is evidently what he had in mind as was obvious to all who saw him scanning the board about him; and his disappointment was apparent when he finally discovered that Gahan had so placed himself that there was no square to which U-Dor could move that it was not within Gahan's power to reach at his own next move.
His position was a delicate one, since he did not wish to engage Gahan personally, while it appeared that there was little likelihood of his being able to escape.
They blamed U-Dor, though in fact he was well within his rights in directing his play as he saw fit, nor was a refusal on his part to engage the Black Chief necessarily an imputation of cowardice.
Engage Mutual works with all 14 clubs in Super League, which provide assistance and support across a range of initiatives designed to help add value to the sponsorship.
501(c)(3) charitable organizations can engage in "issue advocacy" by taking a position on public policy issues, but they must avoid issue advocacy that functions as political campaign intervention.
Over the course of the program, participant ability to employ reciprocal thinking does reflect an increasingly differentiated and balanced consideration of various dimensions of issues and problem demands teachers engage in the performance of teacher leadership activities.
SunTrust also has filed notice under section 4(c)(8) of the BHC Act to acquire the nonbanking subsidiaries of Crestar and thereby engage in a number of nonbanking activities.
Bob Bernacki, global business manager for Engage, recently gave PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY an overview of where these new materials are going and why they are replacing established materials.
When employed in an off-duty capacity that requires the exercise of police powers, whether on a regular or temporary basis, officers should be allowed to engage only in the following types of activity: traffic control and pedestrian safety, crowd control, security, or routine law enforcement duties for public or private concerns.
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