Synonyms of employ in English:

employ


See definition of employ

verb

1‘Mary bought a Daimler and employed a chauffeur’

SYNONYMS

hire, engage, recruit, take on, take into employment, secure the services of, sign up, sign, put on the payroll, enrol, appoint, commission, enlist

retain, have in employment, have on the payroll

indenture, apprentice

informal take on board

ANTONYMS

dismiss

2‘Sam was employed in carving a stone figure’

SYNONYMS

occupy, engage, involve, keep busy, tie up

absorb, engross, immerse

3‘the reactors employ carbon dioxide gas as a coolant’

SYNONYMS

use, utilize, make use of, avail oneself of, put into service

implement, apply, exercise, practise, put into practice, exert, bring into play, bring into action, bring to bear

draw on, resort to, turn to, have recourse to, take advantage of