employ - translate into Spanish with the English-Spanish dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “employ”

See all translations

employ

verb /imˈploi/
to give (especially paid) work to
emplear
He employs three keyboarders She is employed as a teacher.
to occupy the time or attention of
ocupar
She was busily employed (in) writing letters.
to make use of
emplear, utilizar
You should employ your time better.
employed adjective having a job; working.
empleado
employee /em-/ noun ( employee) a person employed for wages, a salary etc
empleado
That firm has fifty employees.
employer noun a person who employs others
empresario, patrón
His employer dismissed him.
employment noun the act of employing or state of being employed
empleo
She was in my employment The new factory will provide employment for 300 people.
(Definition of employ from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “employ” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More