Significado de “engage” - en el Diccionario Inglés

engage en inglés británico

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engageverb

uk /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ us /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/

engage verb (EMPLOY)

[ T ] mainly UK formal to employ someone:

[ + to infinitive ] I have engaged a secretary to deal with all my paperwork.
We're engaging the services of a professional administrator.

Más ejemplos

  • We've recently engaged a cleaner.
  • She has been known to engage the services of a professional shopper.
  • For these services he would otherwise have to engage a psychotherapist.
  • A professional coach was immediately engaged.
  • 240 stewards were engaged to ensure that the game went smoothly.

engage verb (INTEREST)

C1 [ T ] formal to interest someone in something and keep them thinking about it:

The debate about food safety has engaged the whole nation.
If a book doesn't engage my interest in the first few pages, I don't usually continue reading it.

[ I ] formal to become involved, or have contact, with someone or something:

She's an intelligent child but in class she doesn't really engage.
Just stay out of his way as much as possible, and don't engage with him.

Más ejemplos

  • The subject doesn't engage me.
  • For some reason the film failed to engage my interest.
  • We're always looking out for new subjects that will engage our readers.
  • The debate fails to engage him intellectually.
  • He was examining his fingernails, one of which seemed to engage his attention.

engage verb (FIT TOGETHER)

[ I or T ] to make one part of a machine fit into and move together with another part of a machine:

When the large gear wheel engages (with the smaller one), the mill stone will start to go round.

engage verb (BEGIN FIGHTING)

[ I or T ] specialized military to attack or begin to fight someone:

Enemy planes engaged the troops as they advanced into the mountains.

Phrasal verb(s)

engagéadjective

uk /ˌɒ̃.ɡæʒˈeɪ/ us /ˌɒ̃.ɡæʒˈeɪ/ formal

(Definición de engage del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

engage en inglés americano

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engageverb

us /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/

engage verb (INTEREST)

[ T ] to cause someone to become interested or involved in an activity, or to attract someone’s interest:

He wrote about things that engaged him.

engage verb (FIT TOGETHER)

[ I/T ] to fit one part of a machine into another so they move together, or cause something to fit into and move together:

[ I ] The gears won’t engage.
[ T ] You need to engage second gear.

engage verb (BEGIN FIGHTING)

[ T ] to attack or begin to fight an enemy in a military operation:

The marines engaged the enemy.

engage verb (EMPLOY)

[ T ] to arrange to employ someone; hire:

She decided to engage a personal assistant.
Her family engaged a tutor to teach her French.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definición de engage del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

engage en inglés de negocios

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engageverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ us

to employ someone:

engage sb (to do sth) They have engaged accountancy firm Ernst & Young to approach financial institutions for funding on their behalf.
It would be prudent to engage the services of a lawyer to help with this matter.

(Definición de engage del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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