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engaged /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd/ adjective


نامزد شده ، سفارش شده ، قانون ـ فقه: نامزد
engaged
(Military)
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- betrothed (archaic), affianced, pledged, promised, spoken for
- occupied, busy, employed, in use, tied up, unavailable
Antonyms: unengaged
Contrasted words: free, uncommitted, unpledged
Related Words: committed, pledged
English Thesaurus: married, single, engaged, live together, separated, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

engaged /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd/ adjective

1. if two people are engaged, they have agreed to marry:
Have you heard? Sally and Ray are getting engaged.
She is engaged to be married.
engaged to
Kate’s engaged to Mark.

2. British English if you call someone on the telephone and their line is engaged, they are already speaking to someone else Synonym : busy American English:
She rang Mrs Tavett but the line was engaged.
engaged tone/signal (=the sound you hear when the phone is engaged)

3. British English written a public toilet that is engaged is being used Antonym : vacant

4. be otherwise engaged formal to be unable to do something because you are doing something else

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

engaged
adj.
I. doing sth
VERBS be
ADV. deeply, heavily those who are deeply engaged in party politics
fully, totally | largely, mainly, primarily | directly | constantly | currently | actively, busily | otherwise I'm afraid Mr Wilson cannot see you now as he is otherwise engaged.
PREP. in She was engaged in conversation with a client.
on He is actively engaged on several projects.
with Mrs Scott is engaged with a customer at the moment.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

engaged
II. having promised to marry sb
VERBS be | become, get The couple got engaged last month.
PREP. to She's engaged to an actor.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

engaged
adjective
BAD: Why did you get engaged with Paul if you don't want to marry him?
GOOD: Why did you get engaged to Paul if you don't want to marry him?

Usage Note:
be/get engaged to sb : 'When we first met, she was already engaged to an airline pilot.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی engaged) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.37 : 2170
4.37دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی engaged)
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