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KK Pronunciation

〔 ImˋplɒI 〕


〔 imˊplɒi 〕

Overview of noun employ

The noun employ has 1 sense

  • employment, employ -- (the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city")

Overview of verb employ

The verb employ has 2 senses

  • use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (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?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

  • hire, engage, employ -- (engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?")