Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Employ

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 11 answers for the crossword clue Employ. We last saw the 'Employ' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Thursday, 17 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
  • Put 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"
  • Engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

USE

Exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

4 Letters

HIRE

The act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire"

5 Letters

APPLY

Ask (for something); "He applied for a leave of absence"; "She applied for college"; "apply for a job"

EXERT

Put to use; "exert one's power or influence"

WIELD

Have and exercise; "wield power and authority"

6 Letters

ENGAGE

Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"

HIREON

7 Letters

UTILISE

Put 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"

UTILIZE

Convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

8 Letters

EXERCISE

The activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"

10 Letters

EMPLOYMENT

The occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"

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