Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in:
— They engaged in a discussion.
Dutch: beoefenen, najagen
Engage or hire for work.
Dutch: bezighouden, huren, inhuren
Ask to represent; of legal counsel.
Give to in marriage.
Roget 768: promise; give a promise etc. n.; undertake, engage; make an engagement, form an engagement; enter into an engagement, enter on an engagement; bind oneself, tie oneself, pledge oneself, commit oneself, ... show more
Dutch: engageren, verloven
Carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns).
Hire for work or assistance:
— Engage aid, help, services, or support.
Roget 722: arm; raise troops, mobilize troops; raise up in arms; take up the cudgels etc. 720; take up arms, fly to arms, appeal to arms, fly to the sword; draw the sword, unsheathe the sword; dig up the hatchet, ... show more
Moby thesaurus: absorb, absorb the attention, accept obligation, affiance, agree, agree to, answer for, appeal, approach, arrest, assault, assay, attack, attempt, attend to business, attract, bargain, bargain for, battle, be answerable for ... show more.
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