An example of an engagement is a holiday party.
An example of an engagement is a woman accepting a man's offer of marriage.
An example of an engagement is a one year contract with a cruise ship.
Meeting one's engagements.
A dinner engagement.
- A promise; pledge.
- A promise of marriage; betrothal.
- An arrangement to go somewhere, do something, meet someone, etc.; appointment.
- Employment or period of employment, esp. in the performing arts.
- A conflict; battle.
- Financial obligations; commitments.
- State of being in gear.
After engagement it quickly became clear which of the fencers was going to prevail.
Origin of engagement
- French engagement.