[n] employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer"
[n] a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
[n] the act of giving someone a job
[n] the act sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
[n] a mutual promise to marry
[n] contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
[n] a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
appointment, battle, betrothal, booking, conflict, date, fight, interlocking, involvement, mesh, meshing, participation, troth