engaged

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

en·gaged

adjective \in-ˈgājd, en-\

: promised to be married

: busy with some activity

of a telephone or telephone line : being used

Full Definition of ENGAGED

1
:  involved in activity :  occupied, busy
2
:  pledged to be married :  betrothed
3
:  greatly interested :  committed
4
:  involved especially in a hostile encounter
5
:  partly embedded in a wall <an engaged column>
6
:  being in gear :  meshed

Examples of ENGAGED

  1. <the engaged couple make a charming pair>
  2. <I'm engaged right now, so call back some other time.>

First Known Use of ENGAGED

1629

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