Definition of Employed

1. Adjective. Having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary. "Most of our graduates are employed"

Also: Busy
Similar to: Engaged, Hired, On The Job, Working
Antonyms: Unemployed

2. Adjective. Put to use.
Similar to: Exploited

Definition of Employed

1. Adjective. used ¹

2. Adjective. in a job; working ¹

3. Verb. (past of employ) ¹

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Definition of Employed

1. employ [v] - See also: employ

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Employed

employ a steam engine to crack a nut
employed (current term)
employee-owned business
employee-owned enterprise
employee benefit
employee discipline
employee grievances
employee handbook
employee incentive plans
employee ownership
employee performance appraisal
employee retirement income security act
employee savings plan
employee stock ownership plan
employee turnover

Literary usage of Employed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"In the same year he was employed to investigate the abuses of the sixpenny revenue at Greenwich Hospital, a fund for the support of the out-pensioners, ..."

2. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"This capital, representing 670 establishments, employed 15313 laborers in the ... The relatively small number of laborers given as employed in this State is ..."

3. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"On the other hand, the non-agricultural labourers in those provinces where the English rule has least disturbed the old system, are directly employed by the ..."

4. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Tindal King, W. O. Goldschmidt, Sir Henry Wilmot Seton, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1901)
"The like, subject to prior Charging Order of Solr previously employed, and to Right of Solr subsequently employed. LET the real estate &c. ..."

5. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"15 Silver Ore : Quantity and Value 16 Blister Copper : „ 16 Copper Ore : „ 16 Iron Ore ; „ 17 Miners employed: Number 17 Leases in Force : Comparative 17 ..."

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