American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Charming; attractive: an engaging smile.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Winning; attractive; tending to draw the attention, the interest, or the affections; pleasing: as, engaging manners or address.
- adj. That engages the attention; engrossing, interesting; enthralling.
- adj. Charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour.
- v. present participle of engage.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Tending to draw the attention or affections; attractive.
- adj. attracting or delighting
“It's what I call engaging in duplicitous campaigns.”
“A wealth of diverting book lore and fanciful arcana conveyed in engaging, accessible prose helps to make this an engrossing, if ultimately unsatisfying, read.”
“If something similar could be rolled out nationwide allowing people with just a mobile phone to post questions and receive responses from party candidates this could prove very useful in engaging all South Africans.”
“The perception of Shell as the irresponsible corporate persists despite the fact that it has invested millions in engaging communities in areas that it works in and has increasingly taken on human rights in its business models and stakeholder engagement strategies.”
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“Do I – in engaging with and responding to and thinking about my children – or anyone/anything else, for that matter – amplify or ignore or construct certain details in the experience to better prepare it for narrative.”
“What is the role of Twitter in engaging the community in political campaigns and how?”
“May you experience more ease in engaging in actions that align with and support your important life goals.”
“As you point out, it would make a big difference in engaging the public.”
“Obama has several times referred to the power of spaceflight in engaging people, and I respect that opinion.”
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