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Synonyms and Antonyms of engagement

  1. 1 the act or state of being engaged to be married <the fun couple recently announced their engagement> Synonyms betrothal, espousal, troth Antonyms disengagement

  2. 2 an agreement to be present at a specified time and place <a lifelong practice of marking all of my engagements on a weekly calendar> Synonyms appointment, assignation, date, rendezvous, tryst Related Words arrangement; invitation; interview; get-together, meeting; call, visit; schedule

  3. 3 the state of being provided with a paying job <his engagement as a caddie at the golf club was his first work experience> Synonyms employ, employment, hireRelated Words appointment, assignment, conscription, enlistment, recruitment; incumbency, tenure; occupation, place, position, post, situation, workNear Antonyms boot, discharge, dismissal, firing, removal, sack, severance; demotion, suspension; furlough, layoff, leave, liberty, retirementAntonyms joblessness, nonemployment, unemployment

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