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engage /ɪnˈgeɪʤ/ verb
engages; engaged; engaging
engage
/ɪnˈgeɪʤ/
verb
engages; engaged; engaging
Learner's definition of ENGAGE
[+ object] formal : to hire (someone) to perform a particular service : to pay for (help, services, etc.)
[+ object] : to get and keep (someone's attention, interest, etc.)
: to start fighting against (an opponent)
[+ object]
[no object]
(formal) opposite disengage
: to move (a mechanism or part of a machine) so that it fits into another part
[+ object]
[no object]
opposite disengage

engage in

[phrasal verb]
engage in (something) : to do (something)
engage (someone) in (something) : to cause (someone) to take part in (something)

engage with

[phrasal verb]
engage with (someone or something) formal
: to give serious attention to (someone or something)
: to become involved with (someone or something)
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