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engage /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ verb

استخدام کردن ، مشغول کردن ، دست زدن به کاری ، درگیر شدن ، درگیر کردن ، بکارگماشتن ، گرفتن ، استخدام کردن ، نامزدکردن ، متعهد کردن ، از پیش سفارش دادن ، مجذوب کردن ، درهم انداختن ، گیردادن ، گروگذاشتن ، گرودادن ، ضامن کردن ، عهد کردن ، قول دادن ، علوم مهندسی: گیر کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: متعهد شدن ، علوم نظامی: وصل کردن داخل جنگ شدن
- participate, embark on, enter into, join, set about, take part, undertake
- occupy, absorb, engross, grip, involve, preoccupy
- captivate, arrest, catch, fix, gain
- employ, appoint, enlist, enrol, hire, retain, take on
- begin battle with, assail, attack, encounter, fall on, join battle with, meet, take on
- set going, activate, apply, bring into operation, energize, switch on
Antonyms: disengage, discharge
Contrasted words: free, release, dismiss, eject, fire, elude, escape, evade
Related Idioms: do battle with, join battle with
Related Words: interact, interlace, interlock, interplay, commit, bind, tie, affiance, betroth, troth, absorb, imbue, involve, arrest, captivate, enthrall, fascinate, grip, monopolize, preengage, preoccupy, assault, attack, strike, battle, fight

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

engage W3 /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ verb formal
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French; Origin: engager, from gage 'something given as a promise']

1. [intransitive always + preposition] to be doing or to become involved in an activity
engage in/on/upon
Only 10% of American adults engage in regular exercise.
The two parties engaged upon an escalating political struggle.
Mr Armstrong was engaged in prayer.
engage in doing something
Despite her illness, she remains actively engaged in shaping policy.

2. [transitive] to attract someone’s attention and keep them interested
engage sb’s interest/attention
The toy didn’t engage her interest for long.
engage somebody in conversation (=start talking to them)

3. engage with somebody/something to get involved with other people and their ideas in order to understand them:
Are you so tired you don’t have the energy to engage with your kids?

4. [transitive] formal to employ someone to do a particular job
engage somebody to do something
Her father engaged a tutor to improve her maths.
engage somebody as something
We’d be able to engage local people as volunteers.

5. [intransitive and transitive] if you engage part of a machine, or if it engages, it moves so that it fits into another part of the machine Antonym : disengage:
She engaged the clutch and the car moved.
engage with
The wheel engages with the cog and turns it.

6. [intransitive and transitive] to begin to fight an enemy:
American forces did not directly engage.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. directly, fully
VERB + ENGAGE fail to, refuse to
PREP. with acknowledging the need to engage directly with these problems
PHRASAL VERBS engage (sb) in sth
ADV. actively people who actively engage in shaping the world they live in
VERB + ENGAGE attempt to, seek to, try to He tried to engage me in conversation.
be eager to, be willing to | be reluctant to, be unwilling to

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Simon gave me the ring when we engaged.
GOOD: Simon gave me the ring when we got engaged.

Usage Note:
be/get engaged : 'When did you get engaged?' 'We were engaged for almost a year before we finally got married.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی engage) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.56 : 2207
4.56دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی engage)
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