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The Universal Dictionary

engage

[ɪn'geɪʤ] , [en-] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    1. привлекать, увлекать, занимать, заинтересовывать

    2. заказывать (комнату, место, билет; обычно заранее); нанимать

      1. заниматься чем-л., быть занятым чем-л.; иметь какую-л. профессию

      2. быть обязанным, связанным обязательствами (часто формальными, юридическими)

    3. вовлекать; уговаривать; принуждать, понуждать, заставлять

    4. воен. вступать в бой; открывать огонь; скрещивать шпаги, начинать поединок

    5. подвергать риску

    6. тех.

      1. сцепляться

      2. сцеплять, заводить двигатель; включать, приводить в действие (какое-л. устройство)

  2. сущ.; спорт.

    позиция перед началом боя (в фехтовании)

Learning (En-Ru)

engage

[ɪn'geɪdʒ]

v

  1. привлекать (внимание, интерес)

  2. нанимать

  3. воен.

    • to engage the enemy (in battle) — завязывать бой
  4. авто

    • to engage second gear — включать вторую скорость

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This circumstance, added to his well-known integrity and dauntless courage, made me very desirous to engage him.
Именно эти свойства, в сочетании с безупречной честностью и бесстрашием, и привлекли меня.
Shelley, Mary / Frankenstein; or, the Modern PrometheusШелли, Мэри / Франкенштейн, или Современный Прометей
Франкенштейн, или Современный Прометей
Шелли, Мэри
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus
Shelley, Mary
Our purpose is to get to Lake Randera, not to engage in random disputes with hotheads.'
Нам ведь надо добраться до Рандеры, а не лезть в драку со здешними горячими головами.
Eddings, David / The Ruby KnightЭддингс, Дэвид / Рубиновый рыцарь
Рубиновый рыцарь
Эддингс, Дэвид
The Ruby Knight
Eddings, David
© 1990 by David Eddings
All shipowners shall provide and be responsible for safe and decent working conditions for seafarers they employ or engage;
все судовладельцы должны обеспечивать и нести ответственность за безопасные и достойные условия работы нанимаемых ими моряков;
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
I do not by any means engage for its being returned.
Никоим образом не поручусь, что вам на них ответят.
Austen, Jane / EmmaОстин, Джейн / Эмма
Эмма
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Emma
Austen, Jane
© 2006 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Hie inserts 10 are adapted to engage the matrix 9 to establish there between wherein blocking members 12 are arranged appearing as, e.g., magnetosensitive balls.
$Вкладыши 10 входят в матрицу 9 с образованием между ними зазоров S, в которых размещены блокирующие элементы 12 в виде, 10 например, магниточувствительных шариков.
But if they find their project has miscarried, they return home, and, for want of enemies, engage in what I call a civil war among themselves..
Но если они терпят почему-либо неудачу, то возвращаются домой и, за отсутствием неприятеля, завязывают между собой то, что я назвал гражданской войной.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
In light of Bosch's extensive involvement in terrorist activities and organizations, his declaration that he would not engage in terrorist activities in the United States is not credible.
Ввиду активного участия Боша в террористической деятельности и организациях его заявление о том, что он не будет заниматься террористической деятельностью в Соединенных Штатах, не заслуживает доверия.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
With few economic options, women and girls are sometimes obliged to engage in transactional sex as a means of livelihood for themselves and their families.
Из-за ограниченности своих экономических возможностей женщины и девочки иногда вынуждены вступать в половые связи в силу необходимости, поскольку это позволяет им получить средства к существованию для себя и своих семей.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
But we must see proof that the ground is really prepared if we are not going to engage in yet another futile exercise.
Однако нам нужны доказательства того, что такие основы действительно созданы, чтобы эти усилия не завершились очередным провалом
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Let me engage myself.
Разрешите мне считать себя обрученным.
Wells, Herbert George / Ann VeronicaУэллс, Герберт / Анна-Вероника
Анна-Вероника
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Ann Veronica
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
It can be a major source of stress when others engage in or allow behavior that's outside your standards.
Когда окружающие демонстрируют или допускают поведение, противоречащее вашим убеждениям, вы испытываете небывалый стресс.
Allen, David / Getting Things DoneАллен, Дэвид,Далхаймер, Маттиас Калле / Как привести дела в порядок
Как привести дела в порядок
Аллен, Дэвид,Далхаймер, Маттиас Калле
© David Allen. 2001, 2003
© Издательский дом "Вильямс". 2007
Getting Things Done
Allen, David
© David Allen, 2001
The non-profit organisations shall engage in the business activity only so far as it helps them to achieve the goals, in the name of which they have been established, and of the kind that corresponds to these goals.
Некоммерческие организации могут осуществлять предпринимательскую деятельность лишь постольку, поскольку это служит достижению целей, ради которых они созданы, и соответствующую этим целям.
© 2000 Open LLC
© 2002 г. НПП Гарант-Сервис (информация)
He has other cases which engage his attention.”
У него есть другие дела.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Hound of the BaskervillesКонан Дойль, Артур / Собака Баскервилей
Собака Баскервилей
Конан Дойль, Артур
© "Нижне-Волжское книжное издательство", 1978
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1901, 1902 by A. Conan Doyle
I agree that man is pre-eminently a creative animal, predestined to strive consciously for an object and to engage in engineering-that is, incessantly and eternally to make new roads, WHEREVER THEY MAY LEAD.
Я согласен: человек есть животное, по преимуществу созидающее, принужденное стремиться к цели сознательно и заниматься инженерным искусством, то есть вечно и беспрерывно дорогу себе прокладывать хотя куда бы то ни было.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
“The army in the rear and especially at the front,” reports a secret service agent, “is full of elements of which some are capable of becoming active forces of insurrection, and others may merely refuse to engage in punitive activities.
"Армия в тылу и в особенности на фронте, - доносит охранка, - полна элементами, из которых одни способны стать активной силой восстания, а другие могут лишь отказаться от усмирительных действий".
Trotsky, Leon / History of the Russian RevolutionТроцкий, Лев / История русской революции
История русской революции
Троцкий, Лев
© Терра-Книжный клуб, 1997
History of the Russian Revolution
Trotsky, Leon
© Translated by Max Eastman
© by the University of Michigan 1932, 1933, 1960, renewed 1961

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ɪn'geɪʤ; en-Verbпривлекать; увлекать; занимать; заинтересовыватьExamples

Cicero engages our affections by the integrity of his public conduct. — Цицерон привлекает наше внимание прямотой и честностью своей общественной позиции.

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  1. 1.

    привлекать,увлекать,вовлекать

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  2. 2.

    обручаться

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Collocations

engage for
гарантировать
engage for
обещать
engage for
ручаться за кого-л
engage in business
заниматься коммерцией
engage in diverse promotional tactics
использовать многообразные приемы и средства стимулирования сбыта
engage in traffic
торговать
engage in usury
заниматься ростовщичеством
possibility for a natural person to engage in entrepreneurial activity
возможность для физического лица заниматься предпринимательской деятельностью
engage in pointless debate
митинговать
evaluation of a natural person's ability to engage in entrepreneurial activity
определение возможности физического лица заниматься предпринимательской деятельностью
engage in sabotage
саботажничать
engage in competition
соревноваться
engage in diverse promotional tactics
использовать многообразные приёмы и средства стимулирования сбыта
engage on probation
принимать с испытательным сроком
engage in conversation
вступать в разговор

Word forms

engage

verb
Basic forms
Pastengaged
Imperativeengage
Present Participle (Participle I)engaging
Past Participle (Participle II)engaged
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I engagewe engage
you engageyou engage
he/she/it engagesthey engage
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am engagingwe are engaging
you are engagingyou are engaging
he/she/it is engagingthey are engaging
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have engagedwe have engaged
you have engagedyou have engaged
he/she/it has engagedthey have engaged
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been engagingwe have been engaging
you have been engagingyou have been engaging
he/she/it has been engagingthey have been engaging
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I engagedwe engaged
you engagedyou engaged
he/she/it engagedthey engaged
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was engagingwe were engaging
you were engagingyou were engaging
he/she/it was engagingthey were engaging
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had engagedwe had engaged
you had engagedyou had engaged
he/she/it had engagedthey had engaged
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been engagingwe had been engaging
you had been engagingyou had been engaging
he/she/it had been engagingthey had been engaging
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will engagewe shall/will engage
you will engageyou will engage
he/she/it will engagethey will engage
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be engagingwe shall/will be engaging
you will be engagingyou will be engaging
he/she/it will be engagingthey will be engaging
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have engagedwe shall/will have engaged
you will have engagedyou will have engaged
he/she/it will have engagedthey will have engaged
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been engagingwe shall/will have been engaging
you will have been engagingyou will have been engaging
he/she/it will have been engagingthey will have been engaging
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would engagewe should/would engage
you would engageyou would engage
he/she/it would engagethey would engage
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be engagingwe should/would be engaging
you would be engagingyou would be engaging
he/she/it would be engagingthey would be engaging
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have engagedwe should/would have engaged
you would have engagedyou would have engaged
he/she/it would have engagedthey would have engaged
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been engagingwe should/would have been engaging
you would have been engagingyou would have been engaging
he/she/it would have been engagingthey would have been engaging
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am engagedwe are engaged
you are engagedyou are engaged
he/she/it is engagedthey are engaged
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being engagedwe are being engaged
you are being engagedyou are being engaged
he/she/it is being engagedthey are being engaged
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been engagedwe have been engaged
you have been engagedyou have been engaged
he/she/it has been engagedthey have been engaged
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was engagedwe were engaged
you were engagedyou were engaged
he/she/it was engagedthey were engaged
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being engagedwe were being engaged
you were being engagedyou were being engaged
he/she/it was being engagedthey were being engaged
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been engagedwe had been engaged
you had been engagedyou had been engaged
he/she/it had been engagedthey had been engaged
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be engagedwe shall/will be engaged
you will be engagedyou will be engaged
he/she/it will be engagedthey will be engaged
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been engagedwe shall/will have been engaged
you will have been engagedyou will have been engaged
he/she/it will have been engagedthey will have been engaged

engage

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseengageengages
Possessive caseengage'sengages'