Synonyms of employ in English:

employ


See definition of employ

verb

1‘Mary bought a Daimler and employed a chauffeur’

SYNONYMS
hire, engage, recruit, take on, take into employment, secure the services of, sign up, sign, put on the payroll, enrol, appoint, commission, enlist
retain, have in employment, have on the payroll
indenture, apprentice
informal take on board
ANTONYMS

dismiss

2‘Sam was employed in carving a stone figure’

SYNONYMS
occupy, engage, involve, keep busy, tie up
absorb, engross, immerse

3‘the reactors employ carbon dioxide gas as a coolant’

SYNONYMS
use, utilize, make use of, avail oneself of, put into service
implement, apply, exercise, practise, put into practice, exert, bring into play, bring into action, bring to bear
draw on, resort to, turn to, have recourse to, take advantage of