engage verb

ADV. directly, fully

VERB + ENGAGE fail to, refuse to

PREP. with acknowledging the need to engage directly with these problems PHRASAL VERBS engage (sb) in sth

ADV. actively people who actively engage in shaping the world they live in

VERB + ENGAGE attempt to, seek to, try to He tried to engage me in conversation. | be eager to, be willing to | be reluctant to, be unwilling to