engaged

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈgeɪdʒd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛnˈgeɪdʒd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(en gājd)

From the verb engage: (⇒ conjugate)
engaged is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

engaged
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: promised in marriage
Synonyms:
betrothed (formal, literary), affianced, engaged to be married (archaic), bound , pledged, plighted (archaic), matched, committed , promised in marriage, promised to sb
Antonyms:
divorced, separated, available , uninvolved, unattached, uncommitted
Sense: Adjective: busy - persons
Synonyms:
busy , occupied, involved , tied up, rapt, absorbed, engrossed, immersed, working , taken up with, on duty, on the move, at work, caught up in, otherwise engaged
Antonyms:
free , available , unoccupied
Sense: Adjective: in use
Synonyms:
in use, taken , unavailable, occupied, being used


engage
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: engross
Synonyms:
engross, absorb, captivate, fascinate, enthrall, enthral (UK), entertain , grip , busy , occupy , immerse , interest , hold sb's interest, hold sb's attention
Sense: Verb: take part - followed by 'in'
Synonyms:
take part, get involved, participate, join in, partake, become involved
Sense: Verb: hire
Synonyms:
hire , employ , contract , retain , recruit , take on, give a job, put sb on the payroll, sign up
Sense: Verb: enter into conflict with
Synonyms:
enter into conflict with, battle , face , take on, fight , fight with, do battle with, clash with, combat, assault , attack , mount an attack on, wage war against, wage war on, take up arms against
Sense: Verb: interlock - gears, etc.
Synonyms:
interlock, mesh , interlace, intermesh, interconnect, join , fit together, lock
Sense: Verb: pledge
Synonyms:
pledge , vow , promise , commit

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