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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The act of engaging or the state of being engaged.
  • n. Betrothal.
  • n. Something that serves to engage; a pledge.
  • n. A promise or agreement to be at a particular place at a particular time.
  • n. Employment, especially for a specified time.
  • n. A specific, often limited, period of employment.
  • n. A hostile encounter; a battle.
  • n. The condition of being in gear.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. an appointment, especially to speak or perform
  • n. connection or attachment
  • n. the period of time when marriage is planned or promised
  • n. In any situation of conflict, an actual instance of active hostilities.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest.
  • n. The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife.
  • n. That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in.
  • n. An action; a fight; a battle.
  • n. The state of being in gear.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The act of engaging, binding, or pledging, or the state of being engaged, bound, or pledged.
  • n. That to which one is engaged or pledged; an agreement; an appointment; a contract; an undertaking: as, he failed to fulfil his engagement.
  • n. Specifically The state of having entered into a contract of marriage; betrothal: as, their engagement has been announced.
  • n. That which engages or binds; obligation.
  • n. Strong attachment or adherence; partiality; bias; partizanship.
  • n. Occupation; employment of the attention; affair of business.
  • n. In machinery, the act or state of meshing together and acting upon each other: as, the engagement of geared wheels.
  • n. A combat between armies or fleets; a fight; a conflict; a battle.
  • n. In fencing, the joining of weapons with an adversary: as, an engagement in carte, tierce, etc. Rolando (ed. Forsyth).
  • n. Synonyms Pledge, etc. (see promise, n.), contract.
  • n. Conflict, Fight, etc. See battle.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
  • n. a mutual promise to marry
  • n. the act of giving someone a job
  • n. the act of sharing in the activities of a group
  • n. contact by fitting together
  • n. a meeting arranged in advance
  • n. employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    striking    impinging    contact   
    Cross Reference
    the engagement    battle    campaign   
    Words with the same meaning
    occupation    employment    fight    promise    contest    business    vocation    battle    combat    word   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    conflict    combat    encounter    treaty    visit    mission    occupation    obligation    contest    decision