Do we engage more casually with our lives, on the theory that any experience can be reduplicated later?
He ordered VA employees across central Texas to engage in the same fraudulent practice.
Which means the pope can reach a new demographic and engage in a dialogue with the faithful.
They have a point: Why engage in a system that seems so irrelevant?
He argues that the Islamists are two-faced and engage in doublespeak.
"Why, you see I can engage a carriage to take us there myself," said Rollo.
Will you engage, my dear, that the hated man shall not come near your house?
I design to engage Ben Tooke, and then receive the parchment from her.
Your aunt has been forced to engage not to interfere but by your father's direction.
It was desirable to engage them for five years, but some refused to engage for more than three.
early 15c., "to pledge," from Middle French engagier, from Old French en gage "under pledge," from en "make" + gage "pledge," through Frankish from Proto-Germanic *wadiare "pledge" (see wed).
It shows the common evolution of Germanic -w- to French -g-; cf. Guillaume from Wilhelm). Meaning "attract the attention of" is from 1640s; that of "employ" is from 1640s, from notion of "binding as by a pledge." Specific sense of "promise to marry" is 1610s (implied in engaged).