What does employed mean?

Definitions for employed
em·ployed

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. employedadjective

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

    "most of our graduates are employed"

  2. employedadjective

    put to use

Wiktionary

  1. employedadjective

    used

  2. employedadjective

    in a job; working

Webster Dictionary

  1. Employed

    of Employ

Editors Contribution

  1. employedverb

    Verb form of the word employ.

    They employed respectful and responsible employees.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020  

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

How to pronounce employed?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of employed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of employed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of employed in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    We need only look around to see that. I'm speaking... to a nearly empty lobby. The people who are here are wearing masks. To date, the pandemic has claimed the lives of five State Department American employees and 42 locally employed staff around the world. Many more have gotten sick, and outside our doors, our government buildings are surrounded by new barricades.

  2. Ben Bernanke:

    If they were employed to do that kind of thing, that was in their professional capacity, i had nothing to do with selecting them or I had no involvement with them myself.

  3. Richard Nelson Bolles:

    There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone--many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long. Not for nothing is their motto TGIF -- 'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do.

  4. Addison:

    It is very hard for the mind to disengage itself from a subject on which it has been long employed. The thoughts will be rising of themselves from time to time, though we have given them no encouragement, as the tossings and fluctuations of the sea continue several hours after the winds are laid.

  5. Greg Ioki:

    We're hoping to maintain as many employees as possible, all of our managerial staff is taking a voluntary 20 % pay cut in their bottom line so we can ensure that we can keep the rest of our employees happy and employed.

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