What does employer mean?

Definitions for employer
ɛmˈplɔɪ ərem·ploy·er

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

    Etymology: 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 business, company, enterprise, unity government or organization that employs an accurate, sufficient and moderate number of people and pays all employees a just, fair, equal and sufficient wage or salary.

    Employers have a duty to their employees and management to ensure they have accurate job descriptions, goals, objectives, support and monthly performance reviews.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 8, 2016  

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

How to pronounce employer?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say employer in sign language?

  1. employer


  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

Examples of employer in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Every private organization desires to have dutiful persons as employees, but merely at its employer’s terms and condition and perhaps never as what they deserve in terms of position, designation & remuneration.

  2. 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.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Private organization is often such that the employer keeps intentionally the indolent employees over intelligent person for getting the job done under pressure. And when its business profit gets lower than the financial gain figure of the previous year, the owner or senior in order to find a scapegoat can give any absurd reason for failure or may even squarely put the blame on academic institutions by saying that they are not churning out enough employable grads.

  4. Wasserman Schultz:

    He is from Pakistan, when you’re trying to flee, you don’t fill out a form with your employer and go on unpaid leave.

  5. Steve Bullock:

    I don't think the best way is to start all over. I don't want to take away employer-sponsored health care, i look at this as an add-on, not a complete teardown.

Images & Illustrations of employer

  1. employeremployeremployeremployeremployer

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