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Synonyms for employment
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. employment, employ(noun)

    the state of being employed or having a job

    "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"

    Synonyms:
    employ, use, utilisation, exercise, usage, work, utilization, engagement

    Antonyms:
    unemployment

  2. employment, work(noun)

    the occupation for which you are paid

    "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"

    Synonyms:
    employ, use, utilisation, workplace, exercise, study, usage, oeuvre, body of work, piece of work, work, utilization, engagement

    Antonyms:
    unemployment

  3. employment, engagement(noun)

    the act of giving someone a job

    Synonyms:
    conflict, fight, troth, usage, engagement, booking, involution, mesh, interlocking, battle, work, employ, utilization, utilisation, participation, involvement, betrothal, appointment, meshing, use, date, exercise

    Antonyms:
    unemployment

  4. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise(noun)

    the act of using

    "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

    Synonyms:
    exercising, usage, use, practice, custom, habit, engagement, workout, use of goods and services, consumption, usance, role, practice session, function, work, employ, utilization, utilisation, economic consumption, drill, physical exercise, example, manipulation, enjoyment, recitation, purpose, physical exertion, exercise

    Antonyms:
    unemployment

Wiktionary

  1. employment(noun)

    Synonyms:
    employ, hire

    Antonyms:
    underemployment, unemployment

  2. employment(noun)

    A use, purpose

    Synonyms:
    employ, hire

    Antonyms:
    underemployment, unemployment

  3. employment(noun)

    The act of employing

    The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure

    Synonyms:
    hire, employ

    Antonyms:
    unemployment, underemployment

  4. employment(noun)

    The state of being employed

    Synonyms:
    hire, employ

    Antonyms:
    underemployment, unemployment

  5. employment(noun)

    The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid

    Synonyms:
    hire, employ

    Antonyms:
    unemployment, underemployment

  6. employment(noun)

    An activity to which one devotes time

    Synonyms:
    hire, employ

    Antonyms:
    unemployment, underemployment

  7. employment(noun)

    The number or percentage of people at work

    Synonyms:
    hire, employ

    Antonyms:
    underemployment, unemployment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. employment

    A business is what one follows regularly; an occupation is what he happens at any time to be engaged in; trout-fishing may be one's occupation for a time, as a relief from business; business is ordinarily for profit, while the occupation may be a matter of learning, philanthropy, or religion. A profession implies scholarship; as, the learned professions. Pursuit is an occupation which one follows with ardor. An avocation is what calls one away from other work; a vocation or calling, that to which one is called by some special fitness or sense of duty; thus, we speak of the gospel ministry as a vocation or calling, rather than a business. Trade or trading is, in general, the exchanging of one thing for another; in the special sense, a trade is an occupation involving manual training and skilled labor; as, the ancient Jews held that every boy should learn a trade. A transaction is a single action, whether in business, diplomacy, or otherwise; affair has a similar, but lighter meaning; as, this little affair; an important transaction. The plural affairs has a distinctive meaning, including all activities where men deal with one another on any considerable scale; as, a man of affairs. A job is a piece of work viewed as a single undertaking, and ordinarily paid for as such. Trade and commerce may be used as equivalents, but trade is capable of a more limited application; we speak of the trade of a village, the commerce of a nation. Barter is the direct exchange of commodities; business, trade, and commerce are chiefly transacted by means of money, bills of exchange, etc. Business, occupation, etc., may be what one does independently; employment may be in the service of another. Work is any application of energy to secure a result, or the result thus secured; thus, we speak of the work of God. Art in the industrial sense is a system of rules and accepted methods for the accomplishment of some practical result; as, the art of printing; collectively, the arts. A craft is some occupation requiring technical skill or manual dexterity, or the persons, collectively, engaged in its exercise; as, the weaver's craft.

    Synonyms:
    affair, art, avocation, barter, business, calling, commerce, concern, craft, duty, handicraft, job, occupation, profession, trade, trading, traffic, transaction, vocation, work

    Preposition:
    The business of a druggist; in business with his father; doing business for his father; have you business with me? business in New York; business about, concerning, or in regard to certain property.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. employment(n.)

    Synonyms:
    business, occupation, engagement, pursuit, AVOCATION, calling, profession, trade, craft

  2. employment(n.)

    Synonyms:
    service, agency, office, EMPLOY

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How to use employment in a sentence?

  1. Air Force:

    Collectively, the flights from the Indo-Pacific and Europe demonstrated Air Force commitment to allies and partners through the global employment of military forces.

  2. Puran Malka:

    CEO means Chief Embezzlement Officer or Cheap Employment Officer

  3. James Comey:

    And I expect a report on them, not on the handling of classified information because that's frivolous, but on, ‘Did I comply with policy? Did I comply with my employment agreement?’.

  4. Rob Goldman:

    Simply showing certain job ads to different age groups on services like Facebook or Google may not in itself be discriminatory — just as it can be OK to run employment ads in magazines and on TV shows targeted at younger or older people, what matters is that marketing is broadly based and inclusive, not simply focused on a particular age group.

  5. Dale Knapp:

    If you shift state tax policy to make it more inviting for businesses to expand here, that can increase employment, but that's a long-term impact.

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Translations for employment

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  • وظيفة, توظيفArabic
  • занимание, използване, служба, употребаBulgarian
  • zaměstnanost, zaměstnáníCzech
  • Erwerbstätigkeit, Arbeit, Beschäftigung, AnstellungGerman
  • δουλειά, εργασία, απασχόληση, εργοδότηση, πρόσληψη, χρήση, εργοδοσίαGreek
  • empleoSpanish
  • استخدامPersian
  • työllisyys, työllistäminen, ansiotyöFinnish
  • travail, emploiFrench
  • fostaíochtIrish
  • cosnadh, obairScottish Gaelic
  • empregoGalician
  • रोज़गारHindi
  • állás, alkalmazás, elfoglaltságHungarian
  • գործ, աշխատանքArmenian
  • occupazione, impiego, assunzioneItalian
  • 就業人口, 仕事, 職業, 業務, 雇用, 勤務, 使用, 職, 勤めJapanese
  • 일, 일자리, 고용, 직업, 활동, 근무, 취업률, 사용, 이용Korean
  • вработеност, вработувањеMacedonian
  • emplooi, gebruik, aanwerving, nut, benutting, tewerkstelling, werkDutch
  • emprego, trabalho, serviçoPortuguese
  • занятость, служба, работа, трудоустройство, занятиеRussian
  • запослење, запосленост, zaposlenost, zaposlenjeSerbo-Croatian
  • sysselsättningsgrad, sysselsättningstal, anställning, sysselsättning, användningSwedish
  • ajiraSwahili
  • hizmetTurkish
  • việc làmVietnamese
  • 雇用Chinese

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