engaged

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adjective en·gaged \in-ˈgājd, en-\

Definition of engaged

  1. 1 :  involved in activity :  occupied, busy

  2. 2 :  pledged to be married :  betrothed

  3. 3 :  greatly interested :  committed

  4. 4 :  involved especially in a hostile encounter

  5. 5 :  partly embedded in a wall <an engaged column>

  6. 6 :  being in gear :  meshed

Examples of engaged in a sentence

  1. <the engaged couple make a charming pair>

  2. <I'm engaged right now, so call back some other time.>

1629

First Known Use of engaged

1629



ENGAGED Defined for English Language Learners

engaged

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adjective en·gaged \in-ˈgājd, en-\

Definition of engaged for English Language Learners

  • : promised to be married

  • : busy with some activity

  • of a telephone or telephone line : being used


ENGAGED Defined for Kids

engaged

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adjective en·gaged \in-ˈgājd\

Definition of engaged for Students

  1. 1 :  busy with an activity <She is engaged in full-time research.>

  2. 2 :  promised to be married



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