engage

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈgeɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛnˈgeɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(en gāj)

Inflections of 'engage' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
engages
v 3rd person singular
engaging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
engaged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
engaged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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engage

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. engage with their [customers, readers, voters]
  2. engage in [criminal, illegal, depraved] activity
  3. engage in (a) [dialogue, conversation, debate]
  4. engage in a prolonged [conflict, struggle, fight] (with)
  5. have engaged in a campaign of [violence, terror]
  6. [soldiers, forces, troops] engaged in combat
  7. [actively, fully] engage in
  8. engaged in [prostitution, violence]
  9. [accused, guilty] of engaging in sex acts (with)
  10. engaging in regular [exercise, physical activity]
  11. the [story, book, show, movie, conversation] failed to engage me
  12. engage in [school, class]
  13. engage during [school]
  14. effectively engage her in
  15. engage the [audience, spectators]
  16. engage the [parking, hand] brake
  17. has engaged a [consultant, contractor]
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