Found 3 items, similar to engage.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
v 1: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in;
“She pursued many activities”
; “They engaged in a
2: engage or engross wholly; “Her interest in butterflies
absorbs her completely”
3: engage or hire for work; “They hired two new secretaries in
; “How many people has she employed?”
] [ant: fire
4: ask to represent; of legal counsel; “I'm retaining a lawyer”
5: give to in marriage [syn: betroth
6: get caught; “make sure the gear is engaged”
7: as of wars, battles, or campaigns; “Napoleon and Hitler
waged war against all of Europe”
8: as of aid, help, services, or support [syn: enlist
9: engage for service under a term of contract; “We took an
apartment on a quiet street”
; “Let's rent a car”
we take a guide in Rome?”
10: keep engaged; “engaged the gears”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Engaged
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [F. engager; pref. en- (L. in) + gage pledge,
pawn. See Gage
1. To put under pledge; to pledge; to place under obligations
to do or forbear doing something, as by a pledge, oath, or
promise; to bind by contract or promise. “I to thee
engaged a prince's word.”
2. To gain for service; to bring in as associate or aid; to
enlist; as, to engage friends to aid in a cause; to engage
men for service.
3. To gain over; to win and attach; to attract and hold; to
Good nature engages everybody to him. --Addison.
4. To employ the attention and efforts of; to occupy; to
engross; to draw on.
Thus shall mankind his guardian care engage. --Pope.
Taking upon himself the difficult task of engaging
him in conversation. --Hawthorne.
5. To enter into contest with; to encounter; to bring to
A favorable opportunity of engaging the enemy.
6. (Mach.) To come into gear with; as, the teeth of one
cogwheel engage those of another, or one part of a clutch
engages the other part.
, v. i.
1. To promise or pledge one's self; to enter into an
obligation; to become bound; to warrant.
How proper the remedy for the malady, I engage not.
2. To embark in a business; to take a part; to employ or
involve one's self; to devote attention and effort; to
enlist; as, to engage in controversy.
3. To enter into conflict; to join battle; as, the armies
engaged in a general battle.
4. (Mach.) To be in gear, as two cogwheels working together.