Engage

  • 41engagé — en·ga·gé agg.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}} impegnato politicamente o socialmente: artista, scrittore engagé Contrari: disimpegnato. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1950. ETIMO: der. di s engager impegnarsi …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 42engage — [15] Vulgar Latin had a noun *wadium ‘pledge’ (it came from Germanic *wathjam, source also of English wed and wage). From it was derived a verb *wadiāre ‘pledge’, which formed the basis of a compound *inwadiāre. Germanic w became g in French… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 43engagé —    (anh gah ZHAY) [French] Engaged; involved; committed.    Some clients found him inattentive and insufficiently engagé …

    Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • 44engage — verb 1》 attract or involve (someone s interest or attention). 2》 employ or hire.     ↘enter into a contract to do. 3》 (engage in/with) participate or become involved in. 4》 (with reference to a part of a machine or engine) move into position so… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 45engagé — [ˌɒengagéga ʒeɪ] adjective (of a writer or artist) morally committed to a particular cause. Origin Fr., past participle of engager (see engage) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 46engage — en•gage [[t]ɛnˈgeɪdʒ[/t]] v. gaged, gag•ing 1) to occupy the attention or efforts of; involve: He engaged her in conversation[/ex] 2) to secure for aid, employment, or use; hire 3) to attract and hold fast: The book engaged my attention[/ex] 4)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 47engage — paleisti ugnį statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Oro erdvės gynybos metu – ugnies valdymo įsakymas, duodamas nurodant arba leidžiant padaliniams ir (arba) ginklų sistemoms šaudyti į nustatytą taikinį. atitikmenys: angl. engage pranc. engagez… …

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  • 48engage — [15] Vulgar Latin had a noun *wadium ‘pledge’ (it came from Germanic *wathjam, source also of English wed and wage). From it was derived a verb *wadiāre ‘pledge’, which formed the basis of a compound *inwadiāre. Germanic w became g in French… …

    Word origins

  • 49engage — v. 1 tr. employ or hire (a person). 2 tr. a (usu. in passive) employ busily; occupy (are you engaged tomorrow?). b hold fast (a person s attention). 3 tr. (usu. in passive) bind by a promise, esp. of marriage. 4 tr. (usu. foll. by to + infin.)… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 50engage — 1. In air defense, a fire control order used to direct or authorize units and/or weapon systems to fire on a designated target. See also cease engagement; hold fire. 2. (DOD only) To bring the enemy under fire …

    Military dictionary

  • 51engage in — Synonyms and related words: accept, assume, attack, attempt, be about, be doing, be engaged in, be occupied with, buckle to, carry on, conduct, do, embark in, embark upon, employ, endeavor, enter on, enter upon, exercise, fall into, fall to,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 52engagé — {{hw}}{{engagé}}{{/hw}}Impegnato culturalmente e politicamente …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 53engage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. bind, obligate, pledge, promise; betroth; hire, enlist, employ, book, retain; reserve, secure; occupy, interest, engross, attract, entangle, involve, interlock; set about, take up; fight, contend.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 54engage in — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. take part in, undertake, be involved in; see apply oneself , participate 1 , perform 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 55engage — en·gage || ɪn geɪdÊ’ v. keep busy, occupy; employ; attract; commit, bind (to fulfill an obligation); enter into a fightadj. (French) committed to a specific cause from a moral point of view; committed to an ideology …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 56engage v — engagingly adv …

    English expressions

  • 57engage — I. v. a. 1. Pledge, commit, promise, bind, put under pledge. 2. Plight, affiance, betroth, promise or pledge in marriage. 3. Enlist, induce to serve. 4. Gain, win, attach, attract, allure, entertain, draw, fix, arrest, gain over. 5. Occupy,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 58engage — v 1. occupy, employ, busy, engross, absorb; entertain, divert, amuse; hold, secure, tie up. 2. employ, hire, enlist, enroll, take on, Inf. take on board, bring aboard, put to work, put on the payroll; sign up, sign, retain, book, reserve;… …

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  • 59engage — en·gage …

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  • 60engagé — en·ga·gé …

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