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Engelsk navneord: employ

1. employ (om tilstand) the state of being employed or having a job

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey are looking for employment.
He was in the employ of the city.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)employment

Mindre specifikke termerstate

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unemployment

Engelsk udsagnsord: employ

1. employ (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUse your head!.
We only use Spanish at home.
I can't use this tool.
Apply a magnetic field here.
This thinking was applied to many projects.
How do you utilize this tool?.
I apply this rule to get good results.
Use the plastic bags to store the food.
He doesn't know how to use a computer.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey employ the animals

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)apply, use, utilise, utilize

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Mere specifikke termeraddress, assign, avail, cannibalise, cannibalize, commit, consecrate, dedicate, devote, enjoy, exercise, exert, exploit, exploit, extend, fall back, give, implement, misapply, misuse, overdrive, overuse, play, play, ply, pull out all the stops, put, put to work, recur, recycle, reprocess, resort, reuse, share, strain, take, tap, waste, work, work

Medførerapply, go for, hold

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningapply, practice, use

2. employ (om adfærd) engage or hire for work

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey hired two new secretaries in the department.
How many people has she employed?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)engage, hire

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mere specifikke termercontract, engage, farm out, featherbed, fill, job, rat, ship, sign, sign on, sign up, subcontract

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)give notice, give the axe, give the sack, can, force out, sack, send away, displace, dismiss, fire, terminate

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