Definitions for employed

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word employed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. employed(adj)

    having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary

    "most of our graduates are employed"

  2. employed(adj)

    put to use


  1. employed(Adjective)


  2. employed(Adjective)

    in a job; working

Webster Dictionary

  1. Employed

    of Employ

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'employed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2150

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'employed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2393

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

    Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.

  2. Bernadette Barrett:

    Some people have gotten employed there -- so that's helping bring people up.

  3. Dan Raeburn:

    If you're good enough to teach here, you're good enough to be employed here.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    No mind is much employed upon the present recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.

  5. Ben Hecht:

    In Hollywood a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel.

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