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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To engage the services of; put to work: agreed to employ the job applicant.
  • v. To provide with gainful work: factories that employ thousands.
  • v. To put to use or service. See Synonyms at use.
  • v. To devote (time, for example) to an activity or purpose: employed several months in learning Swahili.
  • n. The state of being employed: in the employ of the city.
  • n. Archaic Occupation.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The state of being an employee; employment.
  • v. to hire (somebody for work or a job)
  • v. to use (a person for a job)
  • v. to make busy
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To inclose; to infold.
  • v. To use; to have in service; to cause to be engaged in doing something; -- often followed by in, about, on, or upon, and sometimes by to; as: (a) To make use of, as an instrument, a means, a material, etc., for a specific purpose; to apply
  • v. To occupy; as, to employ time in study.
  • v. To have or keep at work; to give employment or occupation to; to intrust with some duty or behest.
  • n. That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To inclose; infold.
  • To give occupation to; make use of the time, attention, or labor of; keep busy or at work; use as an agent.
  • To make use of as an instrument or means; apply to any purpose: as, to employ medicines in curing diseases.
  • To occupy; use; apply or devote to an object; pass in occupation: as, to employ an hour, a day, or a week; to employ one's life.
  • Synonyms Employ, Hire. Hire and employ are words of different meaning. To hire is to engage in service for wages. The word does not imply dignity; it is not customary to speak of hiring a teacher or a pastor; we hire a man for wages; we employ him for wages or a salary. To employ is thus a word of wider signification. A man hired to labor is employed, but a man may be employed in a work who is not hired; yet the presumption is that the one employing pays. Employ expresses continuous occupation more often than hire does.
  • n. Occupation; employment.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
  • n. the state of being employed or having a job
  • v. engage or hire for work
  • Verb Form
    employed    employes    employing    employs   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    waste    assign    put    give    strain    pull out all the stops    cannibalise    exercise    overuse    dedicate   
    employment    employer    employee   
    Words with the same meaning
    apply    engage    exercise    busy    use    engross    occupy    employment    occupation    service   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Elroy    Floy    Goy    Illinois    Joy    Oi    Roy    Savoy    Troy    ahoy   
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