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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) engage

Synonyms: engage Definition: get caught Usage: make sure the gear is engaged

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: absorb, engage, engross, occupy Definition: consume all of one's attention or time Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

Hypernyms: interest Definition: excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of

Synonyms: plight, engage, betroth, affiance Definition: give to in marriage

Hypernyms: vow Definition: make a vow; promise Usage: He vowed never to drink alcohol again

Synonyms: lock, mesh, operate, engage Definition: keep engaged Usage: engaged the gears

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: charter, take, lease, hire, engage, rent Definition: engage for service under a term of contract Usage: We took an apartment on a quiet street; Let's rent a car; Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Hypernyms: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: engage, enlist Definition: hire for work or assistance Usage: engage aid, help, services, or support

Hypernyms: secure, procure Definition: get by special effort Usage: He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed

Synonyms: prosecute, pursue, engage Definition: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in Usage: She pursued many activities; They engaged in a discussion

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: engage, wage Definition: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns) Usage: Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Hypernyms: fight, contend, struggle Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Synonyms: engage Definition: ask to represent; of legal counsel Usage: I'm retaining a lawyer

Hypernyms: hire, employ, engage Definition: engage or hire for work Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?