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Definitions of engaged:
  • adjective:   involved in military hostilities
    Example: "The desperately engaged ships continued the fight"
  • adjective:   having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
    Example: "Deeply engaged in conversation"
  • adjective:   built against or attached to a wall
    Example: "Engaged columns"
  • adjective:   having services contracted for
    Example: "The carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick"
  • adjective:   (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting
    Example: "The gears are engaged"
  • adjective:   (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)
    Example: "Receptionists' telephones are always engaged"
  • adjective:   reserved in advance
  • adjective:   pledged to be married
    Example: "The engaged couple"

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