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'engage'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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?")

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



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