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Definition of engross verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



engross somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they engross
he / she / it engrosses
past simple engrossed
-ing form engrossing
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if something engrosses you, it is so interesting that you give it all your attention and time As the business grew, it totally engrossed him.
adjective an engrossing problem
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: engross