Textual thesaurus for "engagement"

(noun) booking

employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time

the play had bookings throughout the summer

(noun) conflict, battle, fight

a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga; he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement

(noun) employment

the act of giving someone a job

(noun) participation, involution, involvement

the act of sharing in the activities of a group

the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities

(noun) troth, betrothal

a mutual promise to marry

(noun) mesh, meshing, interlocking

contact by fitting together

the engagement of the clutch; the meshing of gears

(noun) date, appointment

a meeting arranged in advance

she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date