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engage

1. [Verb]: as of wars, battles, or campaigns; "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

2. [Verb]: engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"

3. [Verb]: get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"

4. [Verb]: give to in marriage

5. [Verb]: engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let''s rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"

6. [Verb]: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"

7. [Verb]: ask to represent; of legal counsel; "I''m retaining a lawyer"

8. [Verb]: engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"

9. [Verb]: keep engaged; "engaged the gears"

10. [Verb]: as of aid, help, services, or support

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