verb (used with or without object), pre·en·gaged, pre·en·gag·ing.
to engage beforehand.
to put under obligation, especially to marry, by a prior engagement.
to win the favor or attention of beforehand: Other matters preengaged him.
Origin of preengage
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Related Words for pre-engageretain, secure, hire, organize, schedule, enter, employ, join, immerse, preoccupy, undertake, involve, arrest, interest, participate, catch, fascinate, engage, contract, book
Examples from the Web for pre-engage
Historical Examples of pre-engage
You cannot imagine but such an object must pre-engage every susceptible heart.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)
John Hill Burton
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