Dictionary Results for engaging


1. engage - verb

· carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"

Synonym(s): prosecute, pursue

Hypernym(s): act, move




2. engage - verb

· consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"

Synonym(s): absorb, engross, occupy

Hypernym(s): interest




3. engage - verb

· engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"

Synonym(s): hire, employ




4. engage - verb

· ask to represent; of legal counsel; "I'm retaining a lawyer"

Hypernym(s): hire, engage, employ




5. engage - verb

· give to in marriage

Synonym(s): betroth, affiance, plight

Hypernym(s): vow




6. engage - verb

· get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"

Hypernym(s): touch

Antonym(s): disengage




7. engage - verb

· carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

Synonym(s): wage

Hypernym(s): contend, fight, struggle




8. engage - verb

· hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"

Synonym(s): enlist

Hypernym(s): procure, secure




9. engage - verb

· engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"

Synonym(s): lease, rent, hire, charter, take

Hypernym(s): get, acquire




10. engage - verb

· keep engaged; "engaged the gears"

Synonym(s): mesh, lock, operate

Hypernym(s): move, displace

Antonym(s): disengage




11. engaging - adjective

· attracting or delighting; "an engaging frankness"; "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"

Synonym(s): piquant





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