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engage

en·gage

engage

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn geIj
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part of speech: verb
inflections: engaged, engages, engaging
definition 1: to make a set of things start to work by fitting them together.
Use the lever to engage the gears.
definition 2: to get or use the service of someone; hire.
The company engaged ten new workers.
synonyms:
employ, hire
antonyms:
discharge, dismiss
similar words:
book, charter, contract, enroll, sign up
definition 3: to involve yourself in something; to take part in.
You should engage in more activities on the weekends.
synonyms:
participate
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