Preengage - definition of Preengage by The Free Dictionary
|v. t.||1.||To engage by previous contract; to bind or attach previously; to preoccupy.|
[imp. & p. p. Preëngaged
; p. pr. & vb. n. Preëngaging
But he was preëngaged by former ties.
References in periodicals archive
Jones claims Warren Gatland's men preengage
at the scrum knowing that the referee will eventually tire of awarding penalties against them out of fear of being criticised for ruining the game.
Engage first gear and the gearbox will preengage
second gear in advance, the second clutch engaging as soon as you flick up to slot instantly into second gear.
You're not allowed to preengage
, that's part of the law.