Definition for EN-GAGE

EN-GAGE, v.i.

  1. To encounter; to begin to fight; to attack in conflict. The armies engaged at Marengo, in a general battle.
  2. To embark in any business; to take a concern in; to undertake. Be cautious not to engage in controversy, without indispensable necessity.
  3. To promise or pledge one's word; to bind one's self; as, a friend has engaged to supply the necessary funds.

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