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Webster

English Word:

engaged


English Pronunciation:

en•gaged


Adjective:


⇨Definition

1. Occupied; employed; busy.

2. Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.

3. Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.

4. Involved; especially, involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight. Engaged column. (Architecture) Same as Attached column. See Attach, transitive verb



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Wiktionary

Synonyms:

(of a telephone): (US) busy


Verb:

engaged simple past tense and past participle of engage


Adjective:

Adjective engaged (not comparable) Agreed to be married. Busy or employed. (UK) (of a telephone) Already involved in a telephone call when a third party calls I tried calling, but she (or her phone) was engaged. (architecture, of a column) attached to a wall or sunk into it halfway (of gears or cogs) in contact and in operation


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