an agreement to marry
an arrangement to meet sb or to do sth
"Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"
"he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
"the play had bookings throughout the summer"
"the engagement of the clutch"
"the meshing of gears"
"the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
Another method of effecting engagement..by wheels in rolling contact.
出自： W. J. M. Rankine
Within three weeks of our engagement..we were married.
出自： S. Spender
He broke off his engagement.
出自： A. Storr