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employed, past participle; employs, 3rd person singular present; employing, present participle; employed, past tense;
  1. Give work to (someone) and pay them for it
    • - the firm employs 150 people
    • - temps can be employed to do much of the work
  2. Keep occupied
    • - most of the newcomers are employed in developing the technology into a product
  3. Make use of
    • - the methods they have employed to collect the data
  1. The state or fact of being employed for wages or a salary
    • - I started work in the employ of a grocer and wine merchant
  2. Employment
    • - her place of employ

  1. employment: the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
  2. use: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool? ...
  3. hire: engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
  4. (employed) having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary; "most of our graduates are employed"
  5. (employed) put to use
  6. The state of being an employee; employment; To give someone work or a job; To put something into use or service; to make use of
  7. (employed) used; in a job; working
  8. (Employed) Persons, aged 16 years or older, who are working.
  9. Employed persons comprise (1) all civilians who, during the survey week, do any work at all as paid employees or in their own business or profession, or on their own farm, or who work 15 hours or more as unpaid workers on a farm in a business operated by a member of the family; and (2) all those ...
  10. Employed persons include all persons aged 15 years and over who, during the reference week:
  11. (Employed) Those individuals, 16 years of age or older, who worked at least one hour for pay or profit or worked at least 15 unpaid hours in a family business, during the reference week (the week including the 12th of the month). ...
  12. (Employed) People who worked for pay or profit during the week preceding the survey are considered to be employed, as are those who had a job but were not at work for reasons such as illness, family responsibilities or vacation. Persons on layoff are not considered to be employed.
  13. (EMPLOYED) One who is in the service of another. Such a person is entitled to rights and liable to. perform certain duties.
  14. (Employed) 1994 Connecticut Department of Labor annual average.
  15. (Employed) Person who works under a company, has salary proof statement.
  16. (Employed) Refers to a person who has an open-ended contract of employment and has income tax and national insurance contributions deducted from their salary.
  17. (Employed) an applicant or customer who is on PAYE and can verify income through pay slips or an employer’s reference
  18. to hire or engage the services of (a person or persons); provide employment for; have or keep in one's service
  19. v. to give work in return for wages
  20. means to suffer or permit to work.