in someone's employ

Definition of in someone's employ

formal

  1. :  employed by someone for wages or a salary The company has been generous to people in their employ. The defendant was at that time in the employ of a trucking company.

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

employplay
  1. :  to make use of (someone or something inactive)

    :  to use (as time) advantageously

    :  to use or engage the services of

  1. :  use, purpose

    :  occupation, job

    :  the state of being employed


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