Engage

En*gage"

, v. i. 1. To promise or pledge one's self; to enter into an obligation; to become bound; to warrant.
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How proper the remedy for the malady, I engage not.
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2. To embark in a business; to take a part; to employ or involve one's self; to devote attention and effort; to enlist; as, to engage in controversy.
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3. To enter into conflict; to join battle; as, the armies engaged in a general battle.
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4. (Mach.) To be in gear, as two cogwheels working together.
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