An engagement, betrothal, or fiancer is a promise to wed, and also the period of time between a marriage proposal and a marriage. During this period, a couple is said to be betrothed, "intended...
promised to be married. : busy with some activity. of a telephone or telephone line : being used. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: ...
to hire (someone) to perform a particular service : to pay for (help, services, etc.) : to get and keep (someone's attention, interest, etc.) : to start fighting against (an ...
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v. en·gaged, en·gag·ing, en·gag·es. v.tr. 1. To obtain or contract for the services of