Synonyms of engagement


1. battle, conflict, fight, engagement, military action, action

usage: a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

2. date, appointment, engagement, meeting, get together

usage: a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

3. betrothal, troth, engagement, promise

usage: a mutual promise to marry

4. employment, engagement, action

usage: the act of giving someone a job

5. engagement, booking, employment, work

usage: employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer"

6. engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking, contact, impinging, striking

usage: contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"

7. engagement, participation, involvement, involution, group action

usage: the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"

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