Definition of Engagements

1. Noun. (plural of engagement) ¹



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Definition of Engagements

1. engagement [n] - See also: engagement

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engagements

enfreezes
enfringe
enfrosen
enfroze
enfrozen
enfuvirtide
engage
engageable
engaged
engaged tone
engagedly
engagedness
engagement
engagement ring
engagement rings
engagements (current term)
engager
engagers
engages
engaging
engagingly
engagingness
engagor
engagors
engaol
engaoled
engaoling
engaols
engarland
engarlanded

Literary usage of Engagements

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"404 Your leagues concluded, your engagements paft? ... they both reproach " them with the engagements and vows they had paft, and were " now about to break; ..."

2. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Tindal King, W. O. Goldschmidt, Sir Henry Wilmot Seton, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1901)
"D. as an underwriting member of " Lloyds" down to the — day of &c., the date of hie suspension of payment, whether such engagements were incurred to or with ..."

3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... manners were very much admired at the Parsonage, and the ladies all felt that he must add considerably to the pleasure of their engagements at Rosings. ..."

4. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"During Civil war took part in engagements at Fort Sumter, burning of Norfolk Navy Yard, ... Mobile Bay and several other minor engagements. ..."

5. The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1852)
"Treaties, conventions, and agreements are all public engagements, in regard to which there is but one and the same right, and the same rules. ..."

6. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"Some of these engagements, which, from Berlin, were designated as "fierce drives" on the part of the Germans, were set down by Haig as "sharp local actions. ..."

7. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1842)
"But the engagements of sovereigns give rise to many questions which cannot occur in those of private men. In the chapter which ensues, on the promises, ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1827)
"CHAP. IX. more absolute over the property than over the persons of the Germans. Voluntary engagements. shown to birth as to ..."

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