Meaning of engage

Definition of engage

(verb) carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
ask to represent; of legal counsel; "I'm retaining a lawyer"
give to in marriage
get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"
carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"
hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
keep engaged; "engaged the gears"

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