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engage

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1 to hold the attention of

  • the challenging jigsaw puzzle engaged us all evening
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catch one's eye

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2 to enter into contest or conflict with

  • the daring young captain was eager to engage the enemy
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3 to obligate by prior agreement

  • we canʼt go to the dance because weʼre already engaged to attend a piano recital
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4 to provide with a paying job

  • the wealthy couple are looking to engage a handyman to take care of the estate
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assume, employ, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, lay on [chiefly British], pay, place, recruit, retain, sign (up or on), take on

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5 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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