Definitions for engagement

Definitions for (noun) engagement

Main entry: booking, engagement

Definition: employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time

Usage: the play had bookings throughout the summer

Main entry: conflict, battle, engagement, fight

Definition: a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

Usage: Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga; he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement

Main entry: employment, engagement

Definition: the act of giving someone a job

Main entry: participation, involution, involvement, engagement

Definition: the act of sharing in the activities of a group

Usage: the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities

Main entry: troth, engagement, betrothal

Definition: a mutual promise to marry

Main entry: mesh, meshing, interlocking, engagement

Definition: contact by fitting together

Usage: the engagement of the clutch; the meshing of gears

Main entry: date, engagement, appointment

Definition: a meeting arranged in advance

Usage: she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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