What is engage?

  • (verb): Engage or hire for work.
    Synonyms: hire, employ
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "engage":

  • (verb): Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in.
    Synonyms: prosecute, pursue
  • (verb): Ask to represent; of legal counsel.
    Example: "I'm retaining a lawyer"
  • (verb): As of wars, battles, or campaigns.
    Synonyms: wage
  • (verb): As of aid, help, services, or support.
    Synonyms: enlist
  • (verb): Get caught.
    Example: "Make sure the gear is engaged"

Famous quotes containing the word engage:

    You are right to demand that an artist engage his work consciously, but you confuse two different things: solving the problem and correctly posing the question.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Do not engage to find things as you think they are.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us; in other words, to engage us to obey.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)