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1. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war.

Synonyms

  • combat
  • dogfight
  • pitched battle
  • war
  • action
  • assault
  • Armageddon
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • fight
  • military action
  • battle
  • naval battle

Antonyms

  • stabilisation
  • stabilization
  • dormant
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Engagement

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word engagement


1. Adjective
Make silhouettes of the bride and groom as children for an engagement party.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Locate the engagement tabs, which are on the top left and right corners on the ink cartridge case.

Quotes containing the word engagement


1. Challenge is the pathway to engagement and progress in our lives. But not all challenges are created equal. Some challenges make us feel alive, engaged, connected, and fulfilled. Others simply overwhelm us. Knowing the difference as you set bigger and bolder challenges for yourself is critical to your sanity, success, and satisfaction.
- Brendon Burchard

2. The referees made a questionable call. Still, I was ready with an answer and picked up on the first ring. That ring was an engagement ring, and I said yes.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. How much time do I get in exchange for that rose?”For the rose, a short engagement. For the speech, you get a lifetime.”I can live with that,” he said, and kissed her.
- Laura Lee Guhrke, Guilty Pleasures

2. non-engagement

noun. withdrawing from the activities of a group.

Synonyms

  • neutrality
  • nonparticipation
  • non-involvement
  • isolation

Antonyms

  • engagement
  • participation
  • segregation
  • non-involvement

3. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] a mutual promise to marry.

Synonyms

  • ringing
  • troth
  • promise

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • divide
  • idle
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)

4. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] a meeting arranged in advance.

Synonyms

  • get together
  • meeting
  • rendezvous
  • double date
  • escort
  • tryst
  • date
  • blind date

Antonyms

  • participation
  • simplicity
  • misconstruction
  • noninterference

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)

5. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] the act of giving someone a job.

Synonyms

  • booking
  • call-back
  • action
  • reservation
  • employment

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • defense
  • praise
  • agreement

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)

6. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time.

Synonyms

  • gig
  • work
  • employment

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • peace
  • activation
  • sink

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)

7. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] contact by fitting together.

Synonyms

  • striking
  • mesh
  • meshing
  • impinging
  • interlocking

Antonyms

  • attendance
  • nonattendance
  • cooperation
  • involvement

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)

8. engagement

noun. ['ɛnˈgeɪdʒmənt'] the act of sharing in the activities of a group.

Synonyms

  • involution
  • group participation
  • intervention
  • intercession
  • involvement
  • participation
  • commitment

Antonyms

  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • keep
  • compatibility

Etymology

  • engagement (French)
  • -ment (French)
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