Noun Definition


1.Definition: a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

"Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga", "He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

Related Noun(s):battle, conflict, fight

Category: General

2.Definition: a meeting arranged in advance

Related Noun(s):appointment, date

Category: General

3.Definition: a mutual promise to marry

Related Noun(s):betrothal, troth

Category: General

4.Definition: contact by fitting together

"The engagement of the clutch", "The meshing of gears"

Related Noun(s):mesh

Category: General

5.Definition: employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time

Category: General

6.Definition: the act of giving someone a job

Related Noun(s):employment

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of sharing in the activities of a group

"The teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"

Related Noun(s):involution, participation

Category: General