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British English: /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/
, /ɛnˈɡeɪdʒ/
American English: /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/
, /ɛnˈɡeɪdʒ/

Translation of engage in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 [formal] (interest, attract)
    retenir (person, attention)
    éveiller (interest, sympathy)
    séduire (imagination)
    to engage somebody in conversation
    engager la conversation avec quelqu'un
    to be otherwise engaged
    être pris ailleurs
  • 5 (Military)
    engager le combat avec (enemy)

intransitive verb

Definition of engage in:

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