Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


To become involved with, do, or take part in something.

To be engaged in something, such as a type of employment, implies a continuity of action. It is used in reference to an occupation or anything in which an individual habitually participates.

A person can also be engaged to do a particular activity by contract or other agreement.

When two people become engaged to marry, they are bound together by an agreement or promise to marry one another.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Chris Horseman, Engage in Learning's Managing Director, commented, "It's great to see a world-renowned body such as the CIPD recognising the worth of even more of Engage in Learning's e-learning materials.
That you, on 29 January 2014, at Affin Bank Berhad, Bangunan Getah Asli Branch, Tingkat Bawah, 148, Jalan Ampang, in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, did engage in money laundering, in that you engaged directly in a transaction that involves proceeds of unlawful activity, to wit, by causing to be deposited proceeds of unlawful activity amounting to RM100,000.00 into Affin Bank Berhad account number: 1 58 belonging to you, thereby you have committed an offence under Section 4(1)(a) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (Act 613), punishable under Section 4(1) of the same Act.
"We have now developed a structured model with local rugby clubs where Coventry as a city can capitalise on the initial interest Engage! is creating when going into schools, by signposting them on to their local rugby clubs to carry on playing."
Podium and LRG (Local Redemption Globally) are both proprietary software offerings from Engage People helping clients easily manage their Loyalty and Incentive programs.
Oshodi said: 'What we aim to do is to sensitise people that it is very important to walk, that when you engage in exercise, it elongates your life.
"To partner with Paul who has had significant success in real estate is a great way for us to expand further into the real estate vertical," stated Jim Byrd Engage Mobility CEO.
The Starmobile Engage 9i sports an 8.9" capacitive multi-touch screen with in-plane switching, WUXGA resolution of up to 1920 x 1200-pixels and aspect ratio of 16:10.
Chandler, chief executive of Gateshead-based Traidcraft, will serve as a non-executive director with friendly society Engage Mutual.
TelStrat designed Engage Cloud to give service providers an easy-to-implement way to address this growing market.
We've teamed up with Engage Mutual to offer one lucky reader tickets for them and three friends to watch all the action over both days at Murrayfield Stadium PLUS the winner will receive a signed shirt from the Engage Super League team of their choice Saturday's games are: Bradford v Crusaders (1pm), Hull FC v Harlequins (3pm), Salford v Warrington (5pm) and Leeds v Wakefield (7pm).
The award recognises the contribution made by individual clubs to working with the engage Super League title sponsor during the season.