v. 雇用; 采用; 利用
If a person or company employs you, they pay you to work for them.
The company employs 18 staff...
More than 3,000 local workers are employed in the tourism industry...
If you employ certain methods, materials, or expressions, you use them.
The tactics the police are now to employ are definitely uncompromising.
...the vocabulary that she employs.
If your time is employed in doing something, you are using the time you have to do that thing.
Your time could be usefully employed in attending to professional matters...
The journalists would be much better employed in trying to explain to us how the astronomical legal costs of the cases can be justified.
If you are in the employ of someone or something, you work for them.
Others hinted that he was in the employ of the KGB...
Those in his employ were careful never to enrage him.
1. the state of being employed or having a job;
1. put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
2. engage or hire for work;
hire, employ, engage
use, apply, employ, utilize, avail, exploit
The agent was in the employ of a foreign country.
When did he leave your employ?
Alexander is a racist who refuses to employ blacks.
Why didn't you employ the new method?
你们为什么不采用那个新方法 呢 ?
He has been in the employ of the company for nearly forty years.