reemploy

verb re·em·ploy \ (ˌ)rē-im-ˈplȯi , -em- \
variants: or re-employ
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reemploy

reemployed or re-employed; reemploying or re-employing
: to employ (someone or something) again
  • programs to reemploy veterans
  • remploying an old method

reemployment

play \(ˌ)rē-im-ˈplȯi-mənt\ or re-employment noun, plural reemployments or re-employments
    • … would say only that [he] resigned due to medical issues, and that he has not sought reemployment with the village.
    • —Steve Janoski
    • These amazing reemployments of men who had been drummed out of the service only a year or two earlier …
    • —Ferdinand Mount

First Known Use of reemploy

1603

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