In criminal and tort law, an act, usually consisting of a threat or attempt to inflict bodily injury upon another person, coupled with the apparent present ability to succeed in carrying out the threat or the attempt if not prevented, that causes the person to have a reasonable fear or apprehension of immediate harmful or offensive contact. No intent to cause battery or the fear or apprehension is required so long as the victim is placed in reasonable apprehension or fear. No actual physical injury is needed to establish an assault, but if there is any physical contact, the act constitutes both an assault and a battery.
A ledger or register recording particular transactions or events such as financial transactions and police arrests. A ledger or register recording particular transactions or events such as financial transactions and police arrests. To enter or record the details of a transaction or event into such a book. The process at a police station of completing an arrest, including fingerprinting and photographing the defendant.
Find another word for engage. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for engage, like: captivate, keep busy, employ, contract, retain, reserve, absorb, bewitch, employ, interest and involve.
He may not engage in any business.
Another class of subjects was now to engage his attention.
Restrictions on their occupations were everywhere common, and as the Church forbade Christians to engage in usury, this was the only trade open to the Jews.
Left with nothing else to do, Dean turned to Gladys Turnbull, more out of inn-keeper politeness than a desire to engage this strange woman in lengthy conversation.
She was forbidden to engage the operator in any conversation and make the call as brief as possible.