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Word

Employ

How many syllables?

2 Syllables

How it's divided?

em-ploy

Definition

  • v. t. - To inclose; to infold.
  • v. t. - 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.
  • v. t. - To occupy; as, to employ time in study.
  • v. t. - 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.
  • n. - That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.


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