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. Paul Adhoch:

    You are under the total control of your employer, you are virtually their slave.

  2. Thomas Sudyka:

    The competition for that job is tougher for the employer. The employee has choices now.

  3. Michelle Muckenthaler:

    A $40 a month penalty is not enough for me to want to tell my employer what I'm doing with my health.

  4. Henry Ford:

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

  5. Napolean Hill:

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

Images & Illustrations of employer

  1. employeremployeremployer

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