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Busy; occupied,
  1. Busy; occupied
    • - I told him I was otherwise engaged
  2. (of a telephone line) Unavailable because already in use

  3. (of a toilet) Already in use

  4. Having formally agreed to marry

  5. (of a column) Attached to or partly let into a wall

  1. having ones attention or mind or energy engaged; "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation"
  2. involved in military hostilities; "the desperately engaged ships continued the fight"
  3. booked: reserved in advance
  4. busy: (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line); "her line is busy"; "receptionists' telephones are always engaged"; "the lavatory is in use"; "kept getting a busy signal"
  5. (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting; "the gears are engaged"; "meshed gears"; "intermeshed twin rotors"
  6. having services contracted for; "the carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick"
  7. "Engaged" is Alisa Mizuki's twenty fourth single, released on February 6, 2008. It is her first single in over two and half years and her first solo single in five years. Engaged was used as ending theme of the NTV drama Saito-san, starring Mizuki herself.
  8. Pregnancy is the carrying of one or more offspring, known as a fetus or embryo, inside the womb of a female. In a pregnancy, there can be multiple gestations, as in the case of twins or triplets. Human pregnancy is the most studied of all mammalian pregnancies. ...
  9. Engaged is a three-act farcical comic play by W. S. Gilbert. It premiered at the Haymarket Theatre on 3 October 1877, the same year as The Sorcerer, one of Gilbert's comic operas written with Arthur Sullivan, which was soon followed by the collaborators' great success in H.M.S. Pinafore. ...
  10. An engagement is a promise to marry, and also the period of time between proposal and marriagewhich may be lengthy or trivial. During this period, a couple is said to be affianced, betrothed, engaged to be married, or simply engaged. ...
  11. (Engagé) A French 18th- to 19th-century term denoting a man, usually French-Canadian, engaged, ie, employed, with the promise of a steady salary to canoe (or row a boat) and handle all transportation aspects of river and lake-chain travel (maintenance, loading and unloading, propelling, steering ...
  12. (Engage (album)) Engage is the fourth album by hardcore band Stretch Arm Strong and their third release on Solid State Records
  13. Agreed to be married; Busy or employed; (of a telephone) Already involved in a telephone call when a third party calls it; attached to a wall or sunk into it halfway; in contact and in operation
  14. (engage) To engross or hold the attention of (someone); to keep busy or occupied; To draw into conversation; To attract, to please; (archaic) to fascinate or win over (someone); To enter into conflict with (an enemy); To enter into battle; To arrange to employ or use (a worker, a space, ...
  15. (engagement) an appointment, especially to speak or perform; connection or attachment; the period of time when marriage is planned or promised; In any situation of conflict, an actual instance of active hostilities. ...
  16. (engaging) Interesting; charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour
  17. (1. “Engage”) Yes you knew it was coming. The singlehanded most overused word in social media is engage. “Engagement”, “engaging”, “engage your followers,” we now know that if you aren’t “engaging” you are losing in the social media (SM) race. ...
  18. (ENGAGE) Polyolefin elastomers, Dow Specialty Plastics and Elastomers
  19. (Engage (Tom Swifty)) "Let's get married," said Tom engagingly.
  20. (Engage (to)) Used intransitively, it means a reader who is paying close attention. Used transitively, it means an author or a piece of fiction that forces the reader to pay close attention. A reader who is engaged is following closely, intent on capturing everything that occurs in the story. ...
  21. (Engage) A term often used by agencies to prove that they are going beyond merely seeking attention. Talking about "engaging the consumer" is a must have in any pitch, to make sure the brand manager can see that you know how to interact with the audience.
  22. (Engage) An attacking player engages, or attracts, a defender or defenders with the aim of manipulating their defensive position to the advantage of the attacking team. Markers are required to "engage" at the play-the-ball, meaning they must be in an appropriate proximity to it.
  23. (Engage) Be active… Hike, snorkel, trek or rock climb. Enjoy activities specially crafted for your children. Meet artisans and watch them work.
  24. (Engage) Become active with other people
  25. (Engage) For many of us, approaching people we barely know is uncomfortable and sometimes even scary. The first stage in the process is learning how to take this “risk” by making initial contacts with potential relationships.