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empleyo [im.plí.yu.] : employ (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: empleo: employment ]

Derivatives of empleyo


Glosses:
employ
n. (state)1. employ, employmentthe state of being employed or having a job.; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
~ statethe way something is with respect to its main attributes.; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
v. (consumption)2. apply, employ, use, utilise, utilizeput into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
~ dedicate, devote, commit, consecrate, givegive entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
~ playemploy in a game or in a specific position.; "They played him on first base"
~ playuse or move.; "I had to play my queen"
~ pull out all the stopsuse all resources available.; "The organizers pulled out all the stops for the centennial meeting"
~ put, assignattribute or give.; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
~ plyuse diligently.; "ply your wits!"
~ addressaddress or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question.
~ wasteuse inefficiently or inappropriately.; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
~ misapply, misuseapply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly.; "The words are misapplied in this context"; "You are misapplying the name of this religious group"
~ availuse to one's advantage.; "He availed himself of the available resources"
~ overuse, overdrivemake use of too often or too extensively.
~ cannibalise, cannibalizeuse parts of something to repair something else.
~ reprocess, reuse, recycleuse again after processing.; "We must recycle the cardboard boxes"
~ exploit, workuse or manipulate to one's advantage.; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy"
~ exploit, tapdraw from; make good use of.; "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"
~ strain, extenduse to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity.; "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"; "Don't strain your mind too much"
~ exercise, exertput to use.; "exert one's power or influence"
~ enjoyhave benefit from.; "enjoy privileges"
~ taketravel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route.; "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark"
~ shareuse jointly or in common.
~ put to work, workcause to work.; "he is working his servants hard"
~ implementapply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design.; "implement a procedure"
~ practice, use, applyavail oneself to.; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
~ resort, recur, fall backhave recourse to.; "The government resorted to rationing meat"
~ go for, apply, holdbe pertinent or relevant or applicable.; "The same laws apply to you!"; "This theory holds for all irrational numbers"; "The same rules go for everyone"
v. (social)3. employ, engage, hireengage or hire for work.; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
~ featherbedhire more workers than are necessary.
~ fillappoint someone to (a position or a job).
~ engageask to represent; of legal counsel.; "I'm retaining a lawyer"
~ shiphire for work on a ship.
~ sign on, sign up, contract, signengage by written agreement.; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
~ ratemploy scabs or strike breakers in.
~ farm out, subcontract, jobarranged for contracted work to be done by others.