engage engage  /ɛn ˈɡeɪdʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
  2. (v) consume all of one's attention or time
  3. (v) engage or hire for work
  4. (v) ask to represent; of legal counsel
  5. (v) give to in marriage
  6. (v) get caught
  7. (v) carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
  8. (v) hire for work or assistance
  9. (v) engage for service under a term of contract
  10. (v) keep engaged

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's not illogical to think that if you reduce the risk of one behavior people might be more likely to engage in it.
  2. Females especially engage in repeated acts of same-sex sex, spending far more than the 12 or so seconds the whole transaction can take when a randy male is involved.
  3. As the Vatican's chief of orthodoxy, Ratzinger continued to engage the secular world.

News

  1. Facebook's New Hashtag Feature Allows Brands to Better Monitor and Engage with Real-Time Conversations, says Punch ...

    LONDON, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook's recently released hashtag feature, which began rolling out globally last week, provides brands with more opportunities to monitor relevant conversations in order to engage with audiences in real-time, says integrated SEO, PR and social...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. Killswitch Engage Stoking Flames At House Of Blues

    What would Satan sound like when expressing his sensitive side? Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach, most likely. Alternating a pained growl suggestive of a dude getting his fingernails forcibly removed with stirring upper-register vocals and confessional
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Clippers, Celtics could re-engage in talks for Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett, according to report

    The Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics will likely re-engage in trade talks regarding Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett prior to the NBA Draft on June 27, according to Mark Heisler of SportsCity.com . This marks the latest possible resuscitation of an on-again, off-again deal between the two sides. Clips Nation : Giving up two first-round picks isn't nothing. Unless the Clippers opt to go in a ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "I believe that the government of Israel is prepared to engage in such direct talks, and I commend the prime minister for that," Obama said. "I believe that Prime Minister Netanyahu wants peace. I think he's willing to take risks for peace."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. "Some leaders in the media, politics and business have been urging me to go beyond my role here at CNN and engage in constructive problem-solving," said Dobbs.
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Lou Dobbs Source: ABC News

  3. "I am concerned that the department has grown lax in how we engage with the media," Gates wrote. "We have far too many people talking to the media outside of channels, sometimes providing information which is simply incorrect, out of proper...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: Human Events (blog)

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