Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) employment, employ (the state of being employed or having a job) "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
- S: (v) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ (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"
- S: (v) hire, engage, employ (engage or hire for work) "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"