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Princeton's WordNet

  1. employed(adj)

    having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary

    "most of our graduates are employed"

    Antonyms:
    dismissed, discharged, idle, out of work, undeveloped, fired, jobless, unexploited, laid-off, pink-slipped, unemployed

  2. employed(adj)

    put to use

    Antonyms:
    jobless, unemployed, dismissed, discharged, out of work, idle, undeveloped, laid-off, fired, pink-slipped, unexploited

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. employed

    Industrious signifies zealously or habitually applying oneself to any work or business. Busy applies to an activity which may be temporary, industrious to a habit of life. We say a man is busy just now; that is, occupied at the moment with something that takes his full attention. It would be ridiculous or satirical to say, he is industrious just now. But busy can be used in the sense of industrious, as when we say he is a busy man. Diligent indicates also a disposition, which is ordinarily habitual, and suggests more of heartiness and volition than industrious. We say one is a diligent, rather than an industrious, reader of the Bible. In the use of the nouns, we speak of plodding industry, but not of plodding diligence. Compare ACTIVE; INDUSTRY.

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    Synonyms:
    active, assiduous, busy, diligent, engaged, industrious, occupied, sedulous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    employee, employees, used, hired, employment, recruited, occupied, employable, engaged, worked, utilized, job

How to pronounce employed?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say employed in sign language?

  1. employed

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