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Main Entry: en·gage
Pronunciation: in-primarystressgamacrj
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): en·gaged; en·gag·ing
1 : to commit oneself to do something; especially : to bind by a pledge to marry
2 a : to arrange for the use or services of : HIRE <engage a lawyer> b : to keep fixed or concentrated <the task engaged our attention>
3 a : to cause to take part <engaged the stranger in conversation> b : PARTICIPATE <she engages in sports>
4 : to enter into contest or battle with <engage the enemy>
5 : to come together or cause to come together and mesh <the gears engaged>

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