Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) prosecute, engage, pursue (carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in) "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
- S: (v) absorb, engross, engage, occupy (consume all of one's attention or time) "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
- S: (v) hire, engage, employ (engage or hire for work) "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
- S: (v) engage (ask to represent; of legal counsel) "I'm retaining a lawyer"
- S: (v) betroth, engage, affiance, plight (give to in marriage)
- S: (v) engage (get caught) "make sure the gear is engaged"
- S: (v) engage, wage (carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)) "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"
- S: (v) engage, enlist (hire for work or assistance) "engage aid, help, services, or support"
- S: (v) lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take (engage for service under a term of contract) "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
- S: (v) engage, mesh, lock, operate (keep engaged) "engaged the gears"