Synonyms for engaged

Synonyms for (adjective) engaged

Synonyms: engaged, occupied

Definition: having ones attention or mind or energy engaged

Usage: she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities; deeply engaged in conversation

Similar words: busy

Definition: actively or fully engaged or occupied

Usage: busy with her work; a busy man; too busy to eat lunch


Synonyms: engaged

Definition: built against or attached to a wall

Usage: engaged columns

Similar words: connected

Definition: joined or linked together


Synonyms: engaged

Definition: having services contracted for

Usage: the carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick

Similar words: employed

Definition: having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary

Usage: most of our graduates are employed


Synonyms: engaged, intermeshed, meshed

Definition: (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting

Usage: the gears are engaged; meshed gears; intermeshed twin rotors

Similar words: geared

Definition: equipped with or connected by gears or having gears engaged


Synonyms: engaged

Definition: involved in military hostilities

Usage: the desperately engaged ships continued the fight

Similar words: involved

Definition: connected by participation or association or use

Usage: we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved; the problems involved; the involved muscles; I don't want to get involved; everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified


Synonyms: engaged, in use, busy

Definition: (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line)

Usage: her line is busy; receptionists' telephones are always engaged; the lavatory is in use; kept getting a busy signal

Similar words: occupied

Definition: held or filled or in use

Usage: she keeps her time well occupied; the wc is occupied


Synonyms: engaged, set-aside, booked

Definition: reserved in advance

Similar words: reserved

Definition: set aside for the use of a particular person or party