employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest.
The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife.
That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of any office.
An action; a fight; a battle.
The state of being in gear; as, one part of a clutch is brought into engagement with the other part.