Definition for engaged

adjective as in promised to be married

adjective as in operating; busy

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Eater at Home is the source for anyone who wants to feel deeply engaged with food and dining culture, which now, more than ever, is in our homes.

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People are more likely to stay engaged in processes over time if they’re able to share and gain knowledge, as opposed to having it extracted from them.

It took several decades for women to vote at the same rate as men, but once they did, they actually became more engaged voters.

Not only has this been an opportunity to develop professional skills, but it’s also been a method of remaining engaged and keeping positive mental health during the lockdown.

It’s important to stay engaged with our audience during the crisis, and there’s a lot we can do to accomplish that.

Jennie met Randolph Churchill in 1873 at a ball; three days later they were engaged.

“After we got engaged, she only made things harder,” explains Sabrine.

I also think we could have another talk with Fincher who may be difficult but is brilliant and already engaged.

There were no allegations that the jailers engaged in desecrating Islam.

If a Queen did cheat, her crimes fade into insignificance compared to the extensive philandering engaged in by medieval monarchs.

The crowd shuffled off in all directions, and then engaged in a confused struggle for the chairs.

One evening, while he was thus engaged, he observed de Patinos and Duke Wharton enter together.

At another time her affections were deeply engaged by a young gentleman who visited a lady on a neighboring plantation.

In truth, it was so intently engaged with a sleeping seal that it had not observed the approach of the sledge.

When you engaged yourself to the young woman you were poor and a nobody, and the step was perhaps excusable.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to engaged, such as: committed, hooked, matched, affianced, betrothed, and bound.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.