Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “engage in sth”

See all translations

engage in sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with engage   /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ us  
C2 to take part in something: The two governments have agreed to engage in a comprehensive dialogue to resolve the problem.engage sb in conversation formal to start a conversation with someone: Once Mrs Kirkpatrick engages you in conversation, you're stuck with her for half an hour.
Translations of “engage in sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 參加, 參與…
in Russian участвовать…
in Turkish dahil olmak, karışmak, bulaşmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参加, 参与…
in Polish zajmować się czymś, zaangażować się w coś…
(Definition of engage in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of engage in sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “engage in sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More