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as in to face
to enter into contest or conflict with the daring young captain was eager to engage the enemy

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as in to commit
to obligate by prior agreement we can't go to the dance because we're already engaged to attend a piano recital

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as in to hire
to take or get the temporary use of (something) for a set sum my sister and her boyfriend have engaged a chauffeured limousine for the prom

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“Engage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/engage. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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