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Engage

Meanings and phrases

engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; prosecute; pursue
  2. consume all of one's attention or time; absorb; engross; occupy
  3. engage or hire for work; hire; employ
  4. give to in marriage; betroth; affiance; plight
  5. ask to represent; of legal counsel
  6. get caught
  7. carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); wage
  8. hire for work or assistance; enlist
  9. keep engaged; mesh; lock; operate
  10. engage for service under a term of contract; lease; rent; hire; charter; take

not engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Workers do not engage in any formal religious training.
  • The force basically does not engage directly.
  • They pursued Sterling Price but did not engage his troops.

did not engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They pursued Sterling Price but did not engage his troops.
  • His forces did not engage the Egyptian Army immediately, despite his requests.
  • The men of Humabon who accompanied Magellan did not engage in battle with Lapu-Lapu.

engage in sexual

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • While they engage in sexual activity once again, Natsume takes part by her own free will.
  • On the train, Will cruises a young man whom he takes home; they engage in sexual intercourse.
  • Consequently, officers have threatened female inmates to engage in sexual activity with them.

engage the enemy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This was a mobile element designed to engage the enemy once the location of the invasion became known.
  • Shortly after midday, Antony was forced to extend his line from the protection of the shore and finally engage the enemy.
  • In a large-scale defensive operation, they would delay attacking forces, whilst screening heavier units as they moved to engage the enemy.

not to engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Whittaker prefers not to engage in trash-talk outside of the octagon.
  • This reinforced German determination not to engage in a fleet to fleet battle.
  • Dutch traders were permitted to continue commerce in Japan only by agreeing not to engage in missionary activities.

likely to engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Through the covering of one's identity people may be more likely to engage in political flaming.
  • Research shows that when open spaces are attractive and accessible, people are more likely to engage in physical activity.
  • It is then assumed that leaders are most likely to engage in international conflicts when the domestic approval is highest.

able to engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mentored by him, she was able to engage in academic zoology although she lacked university qualifications.
  • Ground observers were able to engage six German batteries but air observation allowed another be bombarded.
  • More than half (56%) of EU citizens are able to engage in a conversation in a language other than their mother tongue.

continued to engage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Allen continued to engage racial issues throughout his eight years in office.
  • Union batteries continued to engage Confederate batteries in an artillery duel.
  • 30 on Vasilievsky Island and at the same time continued to engage in classical wrestling.

engage in combat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Henry made no attempt to engage in combat himself.
  • Only the first group, under the command of Captain Frank R. Walker, arrived in time to engage in combat.
  • The name is a reference to Lucio Fulci's film "Zombi 2", where a real shark and a zombie engage in combat.
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