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engagement

noun

1 engagement

A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war:
— He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement.

synonyms: battle, conflict, fight.

Roget 676: undertaking; compact etc. 769; adventure, venture; engagement etc. (promise) 768; enterprise, emprise; pilgrimage; matter in hand ... show more

Roget 720: contention, strife; contest, contestation; struggle; belligerency; opposition etc. 708.    controversy, polemics; debate etc. (discussion) ... show more

Dutch: duel, gevecht, kamp, slag, treffen, tweegevecht, tweekamp, worsteling
Polish: bitwa



2 engagement

A meeting arranged in advance.

synonyms: appointment, date.

Dutch: afspraak, afspraakje, akkoord
Polish: randka

3 engagement

A mutual promise to marry.

synonyms: betrothal, troth.

Roget 768: promise, undertaking, word, troth, plight, pledge, parole, word of honor, vow; oath etc. (affirmation) 535; ... show more

Dutch: engagement, verloving
Polish: zaręczyny, zrękowiny

4 engagement

The act of giving someone a job.

synonym: employment.

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... show more

Dutch: arbeidsproces, tewerkstelling

5 engagement

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

synonym: booking.

Dutch: boeken, engagement, voorbespreking
Polish: angaż

6 engagement

Contact by fitting together:
— The engagement of the clutch.

synonyms: interlocking, mesh, meshing.

7 engagement

The act of sharing in the activities of a group:
— The teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities.

synonyms: involution, involvement, participation.

Dutch: betrokkenheid, deelname, deelneming, engagement, geëngageerdheid, participatie
Polish: uczestniczenie


verb

Roget 625: pass one's time in, employ one's time in, spend one's time in; employ oneself in, employ oneself upon; occupy oneself with, concern oneself with; make it one's business etc. n.; undertake etc. 676; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Olympic games, Olympics, absorbed attention, absorption, action, affair, affiance, agreement, allurement, alternation, application, appointment, arrangement, assignation, association, attempt, banns, banns of matrimony, bargain, battle ... show more.

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