engage (someone) to (someone)

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engage (someone) to (someone)

To betroth oneself or someone to someone else; to enter two people into an engagement to be married. I refuse to let my family engage me to a man I've never met before.
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engage someone to someone

to betroth someone to someone. Her parents engaged her to the man she ended up marrying. She engaged herself to some guy she met at a singles bar.
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References in classic literature ?
Some of them would begin reflecting on me by saying (for THEY are free) that they never will on any account engage themselves to lovers without polished leather boots.
It would be dishonorable to let others engage themselves to anything serious in dependence on me.
It was also said, that the Armenian side believes international humanitarian organizations should engage themselves to a
He also added, peasants must engage themselves to enhanced utilization that is available financial resources for the production, meant to make more jobs as well as give for the supply of essential products, such as beans and maize.