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employ

synonym (synonym of employ)

  • (noun)
    call, engage, engross, hire, make use of, use, use up
    In general terms it may be said that to employ is to devote to one's purpose, to use is to render subservient to one's purpose; what is used is viewed more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being employed or having a job (noun.state)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.social)
    engage or hire for work (verb.social)
     

antonym (antonym of employ)

hypernym (employ IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (noun.tops)
    the way something is with respect to its main attributes (noun.tops)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF employ relation)

  • engage or hire for work (verb.social)
    hire more workers than are necessary (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    appoint someone to (a position or a job) (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    ask to represent; of legal counsel (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    hire for work on a ship (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    engage by written agreement (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    employ scabs or strike breakers in (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    arranged for contracted work to be done by others (verb.social)
     
  • put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose (verb.consumption)
    give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    employ in a game or in a specific position (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use all resources available (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    attribute or give (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use diligently (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use inefficiently or inappropriately (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use to one's advantage (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    make use of too often or too extensively (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use parts of something to repair something else (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use again after processing (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use or manipulate to one's advantage (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    draw from; make good use of (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity (verb.consumption)
     
  • (adj.all)
    put to use (adj.all)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    have benefit from (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    use jointly or in common (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    cause to work (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    have recourse to (verb.social)
     

cause (cause to relations of employ)

  • (verb.stative)
    be pertinent or relevant or applicable (verb.stative)
     

verb group (employ is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from employ)

  • engage or hire for work (verb.social)
    the act of giving someone a job (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person responsible for hiring workers (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a worker who is hired to perform a job (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person or firm that employs workers (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being employed or having a job (noun.state)
     
  • put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose (verb.consumption)
    the act of using (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being of practical use (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who puts to good use (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    convenient for use or disposal (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    readily applicable or practical (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    fit or ready for use or service (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being put to use (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being put to a profitable or practical use (adj.all)
     
  • the state of being employed or having a job (noun.state)
    engage or hire for work (verb.social)
     
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