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Definition of Employ


  1. To inclose; to infold.
  2. To use; to have in service; to cause to be engaged in doing something; -- often followed by in, about, on, or upon, and sometimes by to; as: (a) To make use of, as an instrument, a means, a material, etc., for a specific purpose; to apply; as, to employ the pen in writing, bricks in building, words and phrases in speaking; to employ the mind; to employ one's energies.
  3. To occupy; as, to employ time in study.
  4. To have or keep at work; to give employment or occupation to; to intrust with some duty or behest; as, to employ a hundred workmen; to employ an envoy.
  5. That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.

Employ Quotations

For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.
Richard Branson

Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years.
Benigno Aquino III

A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.
Joan Lunden

It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
Dee Hock

The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
Alfred Adler
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Employ Translations

employ in Afrikaans is gebruik
employ in Danish is tilbringe, bruge
employ in Dutch is aannemen, huren, aanwerven
employ in French is braquer, embaucher, employez, engager, employent
employ in Italian is occupare
employ in Latin is utor uti usus, usurpo, consumo
employ in Norwegian is ansette
employ in Portuguese is empregar, empregue, usar
employ in Spanish is colocar, usar
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