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Definition 1: built against or attached to a wall - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where engaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • engaged columns

(engaged is similar to ...) joined or linked together

(engaged belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 2: having services contracted for - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where engaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the carpenter engaged (or employed) for the job is sick

(engaged is similar to ...) having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary

"most of our graduates are employed"

Definition 3: (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where engaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gears are engaged
  • meshed gears
  • intermeshed twin rotors

Synonyms for engaged in the sense of this definition

(engaged is similar to ...) equipped with or connected by gears or having gears engaged

Definition 4: involved in military hostilities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where engaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the desperately engaged ships continued the fight

(engaged is similar to ...) connected by participation or association or use

"we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved" "the problems involved" "the involved muscles" "I don't want to get involved" "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"

Definition 5: (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) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where engaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her line is busy
  • receptionists' telephones are always engaged
  • the lavatory is in use
  • kept getting a busy signal

Synonyms for engaged in the sense of this definition

(engaged is similar to ...) held or filled or in use

"she keeps her time well occupied" "the wc is occupied"

Definition 6: reserved in advance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for engaged in the sense of this definition

(engaged is similar to ...) set aside for the use of a particular person or party

Definition 7: having ones attention or mind or energy engaged - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where engaged or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities
  • deeply engaged in conversation

Synonyms for engaged in the sense of this definition

(engaged is similar to ...) actively or fully engaged or occupied

"busy with her work" "a busy man" "too busy to eat lunch"

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