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"Engage" in Chinese?

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Pronunciation : En*gage"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [F. engager; pref. en- (L. in) + gage pledge, pawn. See Gage.]
Definition : 1. To put under pledge; to pledge; to place under obligations to do or forbear doing something, as by a pledge, oath, or promise; to bind by contract or promise. "I to thee engaged a prince's word." Shak.

2. To gain for service; to bring in as associate or aid; to enlist; as, to engage friends to aid in a cause; to engage men for service.

3. To gain over; to win and attach; to attract and hold; to draw. Good nature engages everybody to him. Addison.

4. To employ the attention and efforts of; to occupy; to engross; to draw on. Thus shall mankind his guardian care engage. Pope. Taking upon himself the difficult task of engaging him in conversation. Hawthorne.

5. To enter into contest with; to encounter; to bring to conflict. A favorable opportunity of engaging the enemy. Ludlow.

6. (Mach.)

Defn: To come into gear with; as, the teeth of one cogwheel engage those of another, or one part of a clutch engages the other part.

t. [imp. & p. p. Engaged; p. pr. & vb. n. Engaging.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : En*gage"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To promise or pledge one's self; to enter into an obligation; to become bound; to warrant. How proper the remedy for the malady, I engage not. Fuller.

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.

3. To enter into conflict; to join battle; as, the armies engaged in a general battle.

4. (Mach.)

Defn: To be in gear, as two cogwheels working together.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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