Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To engage by previous contract; to bind or attach previously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To engage by previous contract; to bind or attach previously; to preoccupy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To engage by previous promise or agreement.
  • To engage or attach by previous influence; preoccupy; predispose: as, to preëngage one's attention.

Etymologies

pre- +‎ engage (Wiktionary)

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