engage

Definition

verb
  1. to arrange to employ employees or advisors
    ExamplesIf we increase production we will need to engage more machinists. • She was engaged as a temporary replacement for the marketing manager who was ill. • The company has engaged twenty new sales representatives.
    Usage
    to engage someone to do something
    to make someone do something legally
    ExampleThe contract engages us to a minimum annual purchase.
  2. Usage
    to be engaged in
    to be busy with
    ExamplesHe is engaged in work on computers. • The company is engaged in trade with Africa.

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