engage

 verb

en·​gage | \ in-ˈgāj  

engaged; engaging

verb (used with object), en·gaged, en·gag·ing.

to occupy the attention or efforts of (a person or persons): He engaged her in conversation.

to secure for aid, employment, use, etc.; hire : to engage a worker; to engage a room.

to attract and hold fast : The novel engaged her attention and interest.

to attract or please : His good nature engages everyone.

verb (used without object), en·gaged, en·gag·ing.

to occupy oneself; become involved : to engage in business or politics.

to take employment : She engaged in her mother's business.

engagé

 adjective

en·​ga·​gé | \ ˌäⁿ-ˌgä-ˈzhā  \

committed to or supportive of a cause