Complete Definition of "employ"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-employ.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɔɪ|-ɔɪ

Etymology
From MF. employer#French|employer.

Verb
en-verb

  1. To give someone work or a job.
  2. To put something into use or service; to make use of.

#:How do you employ your spare time?

Translations
trans-top|to give someone work
Czech: zaměstnat
Dutch: tewerkstellen
Esperanto: dungi
Finnish: työllistää, palkata, ottaa työhön
French: employer
German: einstellen, anstellen
Portuguese: contratar
trans-mid
Italian: impiegare, ingaggiare
Japanese: 雇う (yatou); 雇用する (koyō-suru) (formal use)
Mandarin: 雇用, 僱用 gùyòng
Romanian: angaja
Slovene: zaposliti
Spanish: contratar
Swedish: anställa
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trans-top|to put into use
Finnish: käyttää
German: einsetzen, verwenden
Italian: impiegare
trans-mid
Japanese: 使う (tsukau); 使用する (siyō-suru) (formal use)
Romanian: angaja
Spanish: emplear
Portuguese: empregar
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Translations to be checked
Hungarian: alkalmaz :hu:alkalmaz|°
Spanish: emplear :es:emplear|°

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