Translation of "employ" - English-German dictionary

employ

verb /imˈploi/

to give (especially paid) work to

beschäftigen, anstellen
He employs three typists
She is employed as a teacher.

to occupy the time or attention of

beschäftigen
She was busily employed (in) writing letters.

to make use of

verwenden
You should employ your time better.
employed adjective

having a job; working.

angestellt
employee /em-/ noun ( employee)

a person employed for wages, a salary etc

der/die Arbeitnehmer(in)
That firm has fifty employees.
employer noun

a person who employs others

der/die Arbeitgeber(in)
His employer dismissed him.
employment noun

the act of employing or state of being employed

die Anstellung
She was in my employment
The new factory will provide employment for 300 people.

(Translation of “employ” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)