engaged - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    formal involved in doing something
    engaged in:

    Her team knew they were engaged in work of great importance.

  2. 2
    if two people are engaged, they have formally agreed to get married

    How long have you been engaged?

    engaged to:

    She’s engaged to someone she met at work.

    become/get engaged:

    We got engaged about this time last year.

  3. 3
    British if a telephone line is engaged, it is already being used when you call

    The number’s engaged.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      if a toilet is engaged, someone is already in it