- v devote (oneself) fully to
- v consume all of one's attention or time
- These are a few of the momentous developments that will engross the Great American Electronic Family with the start of the new television season this Sunday.
- If Thornton Wilder can survive serialization and engross the viewer, who can say that the networks cannot some day succeed with, say, War and Peace or Look Homeward, Angel?.
- Living in a Manhattan studio, they have no children because Nura feels a real one might engross her to the point that she could not paint imaginary ones.
- Brett Favre in New York Times
It is difficult, it has been difficult, it will continue to be,Favre said of his off-field hurdles during a conference call with reporters Wednesday. "It is not your everyday job, and I am kind of able to engross myself in that and kind of...
- Graham Murray in Sydney Morning Herald
Obviously they'd have a quick glance, but you can't let it engross you,Murray said yesterday. "And don't take it too personally. You try and get your team back in winning order and that's the best thing coaches can do to keep themselves...
- Cotton Mather in Salon
Let your Business Engross most of your time,wrote Mather in a treatise on Diligence.