What is another word for

employ

employ as in the state of being employed or having a job
  • "they are looking for employment"
  • "he was in the employ of the city"

Synonyms

  • employmentthe state of being employed or having a job; the occupation for which you are paid; the act of giving someone a job ; the act of using
employ as in put into service
  • "make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose"
  • "use 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"

Synonyms

  • usethe act of using; what something is used for; a particular service; (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; put into service; take or consume (regularly or habitually); use up, consume fully; seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage; avail oneself to; habitually do something or be in a certan state or place (use only in the past tense)
  • utilizeput into service; convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
  • utiliseput into service
  • applyput into service; be pertinent or relevant or applicable; ask (for something); apply to a surface; be applicable to; give or convey physically; avail oneself to; ensure observance of laws and rules; refer (a word or name) to a person or thing; apply oneself to
employ as in engage or hire for work
  • "They hired two new secretaries in the department"
  • "How many people has she employed?"

Synonyms

  • hirea newly hired employee; the act of hiring something or someone; engage or hire for work; hold under a lease or rental agreement; engage for service under a term of contract
  • engagecarry out or participate in an activity; consume all of one's attention or time; engage or hire for work; ask to represent; give to in marriage ; get caught; carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); hire for work or assistance; engage for service under a term of contract; keep engaged