What does employer mean?

Definitions for employerɛmˈplɔɪ ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word employer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. employer(noun)

    a person or firm that employs workers


  1. employer(Noun)

    A person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person.

    It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work. uE000164580uE001E. F. Schumacher

  2. Origin: From employeur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Employer(noun)

    one who employs another; as, an employer of workmen


  1. Employer

    An employer is any entity that can or has paid people to work for it. For more information, please see the Freebase wiki page on Employer.

Editors Contribution

  1. employer

    A type of agency, bank, building society, business, company, charity, club, government, organization, service provider, system, public sector, private sector or voluntary sector organization that employs people and pays them a wage or salary.

    Employers have a duty of care to their employees and management.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'employer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3323

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'employer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3041

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'employer' in Nouns Frequency: #648

Anagrams for employer »

  1. reemploy

  2. polyreme


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of employer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of employer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Ford:

    It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.

  2. Napolean Hill:

    Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.

  3. The FCA:

    Although the FCA is not penalising Burrows for not informing his employer, the FCA has taken this into account, amongst other things, in deciding what action to take.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The employees appear liability to an employer whose decision-making authority often shirks own responsibility but expects the majority of workforce to do their duty with sincerity.

  5. David Sipunzi:

    Mathunjwa himself, he must come back home, we are not enemies, we are both workers. The enemy is the employer. If we are fragmented we are not going to win the battle with the employer.

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