Textual thesaurus for "employ"

(noun) employment

the state of being employed or having a job

they are looking for employment; he was in the employ of the city

(verb) use, utilise, utilize, apply

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

(verb) hire, engage

engage or hire for work

They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?