GRE Word List

ENGAGE

to offer (something, such as one's life or word) as backing to a cause or aim : to expose to risk for the attainment or support of some end

The meaning of the word engage is to offer (something, such as one's life or word) as backing to a cause or aim : to expose to risk for the attainment or support of some end.

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