engaged

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
engaged

Comparative
more engaged

Superlative
most engaged

  1. If you are engaged in something, you are interested in it.
    Americans are very engaged in this year's elections.
  2. If you are engaged in something, you do it.
    He has recently become actively engaged in trying to find a cure for the disease.
  3. If two people are engaged, they have promised to marry each other.
    They've been dating for two years but just became engaged last week.
  4. If the telephone is engaged, it is being used.
    I tried calling, but their line is engaged.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
engage

Third-person singular
engages

Past tense
engaged

Past participle
engaged

Present participle
engaging

  1. The past tense and past participle of engage.