engage en‧gage [ɪnˈgeɪdʒ] verb [transitive] formal
to arrange to employ someone or to pay someone to do something for you:
engage somebody to do something

• You will need to engage a commercial lawyer to protect your interests in the drafting of a contract.

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engage UK US /ɪnˈgeɪdʒ/ verb [T]
to employ someone: engage sb (to do sth) »

They have engaged accountancy firm Ernst & Young to approach financial institutions for funding on their behalf.


It would be prudent to engage the services of a lawyer to help with this matter.

Financial and business terms. 2012.