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Synonyms for engage
ɛnˈgeɪdʒen·gage

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Wiktionary

  1. engageverb

    Antonyms:
    disengage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. engage

    Binding is primarily by something flexible, as a cord or bandage drawn closely around an object or group of objects, as when we bind up a wounded limb. We bind a sheaf of wheat with a cord; we tie the cord in a knot; we fasten by any means that will make things hold together, as a board by nails, or a door by a lock. The verbs tie and fasten are scarcely used in the figurative sense, tho, using the noun, we speak of the ties of affection. Bind has an extensive figurative use. One is bound by conscience or honor; he is obliged by some imperious necessity; engaged by his own promise; compelled by physical force or its moral equivalent.

    Synonyms:
    bind, compel, fasten, fetter, fix, oblige, restrain, restrict, secure, shackle, tie

    Antonyms:
    free, loose, set free, unbind, unfasten, unloose, untie

    Preposition:
    Bind to a pillar; unto an altar; to a service; bind one with chains or in chains; one is bound by a contract; a splint is bound upon a limb; the arms may be bound to the sides or behind the back; bind a wreath about, around, or round the head; twigs are bound in or into fagots; for military purposes, they are bound at both ends and in the middle; one is bound by a contract, or bound under a penalty to fulfil a contract.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. engage

    Synonyms:
    promise, undertake, vouch, employ, occupy, hire, gain, attract, enlist, stipulate, pledge, agree, buy, adopt, involve

    Antonyms:
    decline, refuse, withdraw, dismiss, discard, extricate, disengage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosecute, engage, pursueverb

    carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in

    "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"

    Synonyms:
    rent, quest for, act on, prosecute, occupy, follow up on, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, go after, follow, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, quest after, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  2. absorb, engross, engage, occupyverb

    consume all of one's attention or time

    "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"

    Synonyms:
    take in, suck up, affiance, enlist, plight, engross, use up, prosecute, lock, hire, soak up, take, worry, suck, employ, lodge in, fill, take over, invade, steep, concern, pursue, betroth, busy, sop up, lease, charter, imbibe, plunge, mesh, wage, reside, rent, interest, draw, assimilate, absorb, occupy, ingest, immerse, engulf, take up, operate

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  3. hire, engage, employverb

    engage or hire for work

    "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, use, engross, charter, mesh, utilise, operate, employ, absorb, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, utilize, apply, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  4. engageverb

    ask to represent; of legal counsel

    "I'm retaining a lawyer"

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  5. betroth, engage, affiance, plightverb

    give to in marriage

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, pledge, operate, employ, absorb, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  6. engageverb

    get caught

    "make sure the gear is engaged"

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    withdraw, disengage

  7. engage, wageverb

    carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

    "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  8. engage, enlistverb

    hire for work or assistance

    "engage aid, help, services, or support"

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, draft, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, muster in, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

  9. lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, takeverb

    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?"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, wage, absorb, necessitate, consume, affiance, operate, demand, employ, lock, consider, need, rent, enlist, pick out, remove, aim, plight, contract, adopt, film, fill, pursue, lease, take aim, prosecute, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, drive, let, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, engross, call for, take in, bring, submit, convey, shoot, direct, charter, contain, subscribe, betroth, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, hire, accept, guide, admit, mesh, ask, conduct

    Antonyms:
    withdraw, disengage

  10. engage, mesh, lock, operateverb

    keep engaged

    "engaged the gears"

    Synonyms:
    engross, operate, affiance, enlist, plight, operate on, run, function, lock, hire, interlace, maneuver, take, employ, lock up, shut up, ensnarl, enmesh, pursue, control, manoeuver, go, prosecute, manoeuvre, lease, shut away, charter, betroth, mesh, wage, rent, work, lock in, lock away, absorb, occupy, interlock, put away

    Antonyms:
    disengage, withdraw

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    pledge, commit, promise, bind, put under pledge

  2. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    enlist, induce to serve

  3. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    gain, win, attach, attract, allure, entertain, draw, fix, arrest, gain over

  4. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    occupy, employ, busy, engross

  5. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    attack, encounter, fight with, join battle with

  6. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    fight, combat, contend, struggle, contest, join battle

  7. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    embark, enlist, take the first step

  8. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    promise, agree, stipulate, bargain, undertake, pledge one's word, plight one's word, pass one's word, pledge one's self, become bound, be sworn, take upon one's self

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. engageverb

    Synonyms:
    pledge, bind, commit, betroth, affiance, plight, engross, employ, busy, occupy

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How to use engage in a sentence?

  1. Richard Nephew:

    Europe and the United States are so integrated that it is implausible that the Europeans will be able to use current institutions to engage in transactions with Iran, if they really want to do this, then they'll need to set up siloed institutions that have no U.S. exposure and then to protect those institutions with the threat of retaliation against the United States.

  2. President Tsai:

    China's efforts to undermine our national sovereignty are already challenging Taiwan society's bottom line. This we will no longer tolerate, we will simply redouble our resolve and continue to engage with the world.

  3. Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    Members of Congress have serious, urgent concerns about the Administration's decision to engage in hostilities against Iran and about its lack of strategy moving forward.

  4. Sadiq Khan:

    If Donald Trump becomes the president I’ll be stopped from going there by virtue of my faith, which means I can't engage with American mayors and swap ideas.

  5. Charlie Baker:

    This is the start of the race. This is where it begins, there will be significant opportunity for all of us to engage in a very robust debate.


Translations for engage

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  • جذبArabic
  • ангажирам, наемам, зацепвам, задължавамBulgarian
  • napadnoutCzech
  • engagereDanish
  • engagierenGerman
  • embragar, contratarSpanish
  • luvata, hyökätä, vuokrata, [[vetää]] [[keskusteluun]], työllistää, ryhtyä, [[joutua]] [[taisteluun]], pantata, palkata, kiehtoa, sitoutua, mennä kihloihin, [[ryhtyä]] [[taisteluun]], käyttää, [[viedä]] [[mielenkiinto]], lupautuaFinnish
  • embrayer, engagerFrench
  • fastaidhScottish Gaelic
  • belefog, harcba bocsátkozik, lekötHungarian
  • engajarIdo
  • ingaggiareItalian
  • verlovenDutch
  • заниматьсяRussian
  • angažirati, upustiti se, agnažirati, angažirati se, uplestiSerbo-Croatian
  • thuêVietnamese
  • 从事Chinese

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