Engross - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- consume all of one's attention or time (syn: absorb, engage, occupy)
...a mystery story that will engross readers all the way to the surprise ending...
The scene was stunning, and for a time engrossed all our attention.
Take your mind off it by engrossing yourself in a good book.
Dad was engrossed in the paper.
Who's that guy Ally's been engrossed in conversation with all night?
present participle: engrossing
past tense: engrossed
past participle: engrossed