Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To age; make old.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Do people realize what it takes to enage in public speaking?

    Palin involved in another scheduling mishap

  • I am not real happy with the bill ... but watching as these Republicans enage in such destructive conduct as openly urging people to pray for the death of a colleague and using every imaginable strategy to delay after months of lies about death panels, etc ... they have demeaned themselves, the system and the country.

    GOP challenging constitutionality of health bill mandate

  • However, while Dewey might accept "sensibility" as the name for the human receptivity to art, he would not characterize our response to art and literature as primarily an opportunity "to enage the mind," especially if this means a retreat into an "inwardness" that is itself the ultimately desired state, cut off from the projected space occupied by the work instigating the experience in the first place.

    The Reading Experience

  • However, while Dewey might accept "sensibility" as the name for the human receptivity to art, he would not characterize our response to art and literature as primarily an opportunity "to enage the mind," especially if this means a retreat into an "inwardness" that is itself the ultimately desired state, cut off from the projected space occupied by the work instigating the experience in the first place.

    Art and Culture

  • However, while Dewey might accept "sensibility" as the name for the human receptivity to art, he would not characterize our response to art and literature as primarily an opportunity "to enage the mind," especially if this means a retreat into an "inwardness" that is itself the ultimately desired state, cut off from the projected space occupied by the work instigating the experience in the first place.

    April 2010

  • Indeed, I thought that the best response to such sanctimony would be for postmodernists to enage in even more game-playing than ever before.

    Saying Something

  • In revolt against the mere "appreciation" of literature, academic critics now enage in its interrogation.

    Principles of Literary Criticism

  • However, while Dewey might accept "sensibility" as the name for the human receptivity to art, he would not characterize our response to art and literature as primarily an opportunity "to enage the mind," especially if this means a retreat into an "inwardness" that is itself the ultimately desired state, cut off from the projected space occupied by the work instigating the experience in the first place.

    Turning Pages

  • They were absolutely thrilled with the nonstop horse race coverage back when they were skating the edge of 50%, dissing the other campaigns by refusing to enage with them substantively on the issues and sending out subtle "she's inevitable, so get on board for the big win or we'll put you on the 'Dead to Me' list" threats to every Democratic politician down to the municipal dog catcher level.

    Bill Clinton: The Press Ignores Hillary's Experience

  • I am coming around to a Clinton VP spot ... but i need some convincing ... and I'd like to enage some discussion with you.

    Hillary Holds Private Conference Call With Her Super-Dels: "I Know This Is Not Easy"

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