Textual thesaurus for "engage"

(verb) absorb, engross, occupy

consume all of one's attention or time

Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

(verb) plight, betroth, affiance

give to in marriage

(verb) lock, mesh, operate

keep engaged

engaged the gears

(verb) charter, take, lease, hire, rent

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?

(verb) enlist

hire for work or assistance

engage aid, help, services, or support

(verb) prosecute, pursue

carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in

She pursued many activities; They engaged in a discussion

(verb) wage

carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

(verb) hire, employ

engage or hire for work

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