engross

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To completely engage the attention of

She seems to be completely engrossed in that book.

To monopolize; to concentrate (something) in the single possession of someone, especially unfairly

Octavian then engrosses for himself proconsular powers for ten years in all the provinces where more than one legion was stationed, giving him effective control of the army.

To write (a document) in large, aesthetic, and legible lettering; to make a finalized copy of
To make gross or fat
To buy up wholesale, especially to buy the whole supply of (a commodity etc.)
to occupy completely
{v} to monopolize, to write a fair copy
in large; to write a fair copy of in distinct and legible characters; as, to engross a deed or like instrument on parchment
{f} absorb one's interest or attention; write in large clear letters, write in a formal style; monopolize, control a majority of a commodity (Business)
To copy or write in a large hand en gross, i
To write a document in large, aesthetic and legible lettering
To purchase either the whole or large quantities of, for the purpose of enhancing the price and making a profit; hence, to take or assume in undue quantity, proportion, or degree; as, to engross commodities in market; to engross power
engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
To make gross, thick, or large; to thicken; to increase in bulk or quantity
To amass
if something engrosses you, it interests you so much that you do not notice anything else (engrosser, from en gros )
To seize in the gross; to take the whole of; to occupy wholly; to absorb; as, the subject engrossed all his thoughts
engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
engrossed
Simple past tense and past participle of engross
engrossed
finalized, written in large letters
engrossing
Utterly consuming of one's time and attention
engrosser
{n} one who engrosses, a monopolizer
Engrossed
intent
Engrossing
absorbing
engrossed
A stage in the legislative process when a bill passes the second reading in the house of origin If amended, the engrossed version of the legislation is printed incorporating all amendments that are agreed to If not amended, the introduced version of the legislation becomes the engrossed bill, and if an amendment in the nature of a substitute is agreed to, the substitute becomes the engrossed bill
engrossed
wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
engrossed
If you are engrossed in something, it holds your attention completely. Tony didn't notice because he was too engrossed in his work
engrossed
written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document
engrossed
{s} gripped, absorbed; fascinated
engrossed
past of engross
engrossed
preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else
engrossed
The stage in a bill's legislative progress when it has been passed by the chamber in which it was filed and all amendments to the bill have been incorporated into the text of the bill, which is then forwarded to the second house for consideration
engrosser
One who copies a writing in large, fair characters
engrosser
One who takes the whole; a person who purchases such quantities of articles in a market as to raise the price; a forestaller
engrosser
{i} one who buys wholesale for the purpose of creating a monopoly; one who copies a document in large clear letters or in a formal style
engrossing
Present participle of engross
engrossing
{s} completely capturing one's attention or interest
engrossing
Utterly consuming of ones time and attention
engrossing
{i} act of act of buying wholesale for the purpose of creating a monopoly; copying of a document in large clear letters or in a formal style
engrossing
approval Something that is engrossing is very interesting and holds your attention completely. He is an engrossing subject for a book
engrossing
capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
engross

    Silbentrennung

    en·gross

    Türkische aussprache

    îngrōs

    Aussprache

    /ənˈgrōs/ /ɪnˈɡroʊs/

    Etymologie

    [ in-grOs, en- ] (transitive verb.) 15th century. From Middle English engrossen, from Anglo-Norman engrosser (“to gather in large quantities, draft something in final form”); partly from the phrase en gros (“in bulk, in quantity, at wholesale”), from en- + gros; and partly from Medieval Latin ingrossō (“thicken, write something large and in bold lettering”, v.), from in- + grossus (“great, big, thick”), of Germanic origin, from Old High German grōz (“big, thick, coarse”), from Proto-Germanic *grautaz (“large, great, thick, coarse grained, unrefined”), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrewə- (“to fell, put down, fall in”). More at in-, gross.

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