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engaged

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Adjective
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en=gaged
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25 in 24 verses (in OT : 23 in 22 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

engageda. 
  •  Occupied; employed; busy.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.  [1913 Webster]
Engaged column. (Arch.) Same as Attached column. See under Attach, v. t.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

engaged, adj.
1 under a promise to marry.
2 a occupied, busy. b reserved, booked.
3 Brit. (of a telephone line) unavailable because already in use.

Idiom
engaged signal (or tone) Brit. a sound indicating that a telephone line is engaged.

THESAURUS

engaged

absorbed, absorbed in, accessory, affianced, agreed, armed, arranged, arrayed, assured, at it, at work, battled, betrothed, bound, buried in, busy, caught up in, committed, compacted, compromised, contemplating, contemplative, contracted, covenanted, deep, deployed, devoted, devoted to, embattled, employed, engrossed, engrossed in, full of business, guaranteed, hard at it, hard at work, immersed, immersed in, implicated, in battle array, in harness, intended, intent, intent on, involved, lost in, meditating, meditative, monomaniacal, monopolized, obligated, obsessed, occupied, on duty, on the go, on the hop, on the job, on the jump, on the move, on the run, partaking, participant, participating, participative, participatory, pledged, plighted, preoccupied, promised, ranged, rapt, sealed, settled, sharing, signed, single-minded, stipulated, studious, studying, submerged in, swept up, sworn, taken up with, tied up, totally absorbed, undertaken, underwritten, warranted, working, wrapped, wrapped in, wrapped up, wrapped up in

ROGET THESAURUS

engaged

Marriage

N marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, the bonds of marriage, vinculum matrimonii, nuptial tie, married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation, match, betrothment, wedding, nuptials, Hymen, bridal, espousals, spousals, leading to the altar, nuptial benediction, epithalamium, sealing, torch of Hymen, temple of Hymen, hymeneal altar, honeymoon, bridesmaid, bridesman, best man, bride, bridegroom, married man, married woman, married couple, neogamist, Benedict, partner, spouse, mate, yokemate, husband, man, consort, baron, old man, good man, wife of one's bosom, helpmate, rib, better half, gray mare, old woman, old lady, good wife, goodwife, feme, feme coverte, squaw, lady, matron, matronage, matronhood, man and wife, wedded pair, Darby and Joan, spiritual wife, monogamy, bigamy, digamy, deuterogamy, trigamy, polygamy, mormonism, levirate, spiritual wifery, spiritual wifeism, polyandrism, Turk, bluebeard, unlawful marriage, left-handed marriage, morganatic marriage, ill- assorted marriage, mesalliance, mariage de convenance, marriage broker, matrimonial agency, matrimonial agent, matrimonial bureau, matchmaker, schatchen, married, one, one bone and one flesh, marriageable, nubile, engaged, betrothed, affianced, matrimonial, marital, conjugal, connubial, wedded, nuptial, hymeneal, spousal, bridal, the gray mare the better horse, a world-without-end bargain, marriages are made in Heaven, render me worthy of this noble wife, si qua voles apte nubere nube pari.


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