Definitions for employerɛmˈplɔɪ ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

em•ploy•erɛmˈplɔɪ ər(n.)

  1. a person or business that employs one or more people for wages or salary.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. employer(noun)

    a person or firm that employs workers

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. employer(noun)ɛmˈplɔɪ ər

    a person or company which pays people to work

    a well-respected local employer


  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.

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 of employer

  1. reemploy

  2. polyreme

Translations for employer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who employs others

His employer dismissed him.

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