Employed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |emˌplɔɪd|  American pronunciation of the word employed
Brit.  |ɪmˈplɔɪd|  British pronunciation of the word employed
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto employ
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto employ


- put to use (syn: utilized)


She has been employed in nursing for several years now.

A man was employed to chuck out any troublemakers.

He was employed in ciphering and deciphering the letters.

The tumour increased, notwithstanding applications that were employed to disperse it.

Art was employed for the display of religious facts.

Two girls were employed at filling envelopes.

It was such a wealthy party that special servants were employed to hand the drinks round.

He was employed as a teacher.

Later it emerged that the judge had employed an illegal immigrant.

Kelly is employed as a mechanic.

We have been employed to look at ways of reducing waste.

The report examines teaching methods employed in the classroom.

Her days are employed in gardening and voluntary work.

He was employed in a purely advisory role.

Two million workers are employed processing goods for electronic firms.

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