Definition of Employ

1. Noun. The state of being employed or having a job. "He was in the employ of the city"

Exact synonyms: Employment
Generic synonyms: State
Antonyms: Unemployment



2. Verb. Put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose. "They employ the animals"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

3. Verb. Engage or hire for work. "How many people has she employed?"
Exact synonyms: Engage, Hire
Specialized synonyms: Featherbed, Fill, Engage, Ship, Contract, Sign, Sign On, Sign Up, Rat, Farm Out, Job, Subcontract
Derivative terms: Employee, Employer, Employment, Engagement, Hirer
Antonyms: Fire

Definition of Employ

1. v. t. To inclose; to infold.

2. n. That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.

Definition of Employ

1. Noun. The state of being an employee; employment. ¹

2. Verb. To give someone work or a job. ¹

3. Verb. To put something into use or service; to make use of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Employ

1. to hire [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: hire

Lexicographical Neighbors of Employ

emplastic
emplastics
emplastration
empleach
emplection
emplecton
emplonge
emplonged
emplonges
emplore
emplored
emplores
emploring
emplotment
emplotments
employ (current term)
employ'd
employ a steam engine to crack a nut
employabilities
employability
employable
employables
employe
employed
employee
employee-owned business
employee-owned enterprise
employee benefit
employee discipline
employee grievances

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