Definition of engross verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

engross

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈɡroʊs//
 
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
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