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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)employment


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkstate


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unemployment


Engelsk verb: employ

1. employ (om forbruk, inntak eller 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


Ord 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 spesifikke uttrykkaddress, 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


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningapply, practice, use

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)engage, hire


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcontract, engage, farm out, featherbed, fill, job, rat, ship, sign, sign on, sign up, subcontract


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









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