Thesaurus

employs

verb
present tense third-person singular of employ

Synonyms & Antonyms of employs

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to provide with a paying job
  • a new factory that will employ 500 people

Synonyms for employs

Words Related to employs

Near Antonyms for employs

Antonyms for employs

2 to put into action or service
  • looking for a job in which she can employ her considerable writing skills

Synonyms for employs

Words Related to employs

Phrases Synonymous with employs

Near Antonyms for employs

employs

noun
plural of employ

Synonyms & Antonyms of employs (Entry 2 of 2)

the state of being provided with a paying job
  • while you're under our employ, you can't do outside work for our competitors

Synonyms for employs

Words Related to employs

Near Antonyms for employs

Antonyms for employs

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About employs

Cite this Entry

“Employs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/employs. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on employs

Nglish: Translation of employs for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of employs for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!