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  Words related to employ

Related / Similar Words: employment, use, utilize, utilise, apply, hire, engage

 

Definition:
  • the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city";
  • put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can''t make use of this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied;
  • engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?";

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    Hyponyms: give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote, play, pull out all the stops, put, assign, ply, address, waste, misapply, misuse, avail, overuse, overdrive, cannibalize, cannibalise, recycle, reprocess, reuse, exploit, work, tap, strain, extend, exert, exercise, enjoy, take, share, put to work, implement, fall back, resort, recur, featherbed, fill, engage, ship, sign, contract, sign on, sign up, rat, subcontract, farm out, job

     

    Grouped Verbs: practice, apply, use

     

    Derivational Morphology: hire, engage, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise, application, practical application, utility, usefulness, utilizer, utiliser, user, engagement, employee, employer, boss, hirer

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: tewerkstellen   Esperanto: dungi  
    Finnish: työllistää   French: employer  
    German: einstellen   Italian: impiegare  
    Japanese: 雇う   Portuguese: contratar  
    Romanian: angaja   Slovene: zaposliti  
    Spanish: contratar   Swedish: anställa  
     
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