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engaged

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1 pledged in marriage
  • the engaged couple make a charming pair
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affianced, bespoke (also bespoken) [dialect], betrothed, promised [chiefly dialect]

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engaged

verb , past tense of engage

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1 to hold the attention of
  • the challenging jigsaw puzzle engaged us all evening
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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 can't go to the dance because we're 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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assumed, employed, feed [chiefly Scottish], hired, laid on [chiefly British], paid, placed, recruited, retained, signed (up or on), took 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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