|Verb||1.||engage - carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"|
|2.||engage - engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"|
|3.||engage - engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"|
|4.||engage - ask to represent; of legal counsel; "I'm retaining a lawyer"|
|5.||engage - give to in marriage|
|6.||engage - get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"|Antonyms: disengage
- become free; "in neutral, the gears disengage"
|7.||engage - as of wars, battles, or campaigns; "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"|
|8.||engage - as of aid, help, services, or support|
|9.||engage - 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?"|
|10.||engage - keep engaged; "engaged the gears"|Antonyms: disengage
- release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"