What is engage?

  • (verb): As of wars, battles, or campaigns.
    Synonyms: wage
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "engage":

  • (verb): As of aid, help, services, or support.
    Synonyms: enlist
  • (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): Engage or hire for work.
    Synonyms: hire, employ
  • (verb): Get caught.
    Example: "Make sure the gear is engaged"

Famous quotes containing the word engage:

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

    Sports are positively essential. It is healthy to engage in sports, they are beautiful and liberal, liberal in the sense that nothing serves quite as well to integrate social classes, etc., than street or public games.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    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)