1. employed

adjective. ['ɛmˈplɔɪd, ɪmˈplɔɪd'] having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary.


  • busy
  • on the job
  • hired
  • working


  • idle
  • ungeared
  • unoccupied
  • unreserved

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Rhymes with Employed

  • redeployed
  • destroyed
  • overjoyed
  • deployed
  • steroid
  • enjoyed
  • devoid
  • gloyd
  • freud
  • floyd
  • cloyd
  • bloyd
  • baroid
  • avoid
  • annoyed
  • void
  • toyed
  • royd
  • noyd
  • loyd
  • lloyd
  • boyde
  • boyd

How do you pronounce employed?

Pronounce employed as ɪmˈplɔɪd.

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Sentences with employed

1. Verb, past participle
CCT2 qualifies applicants currently or previously employed in a health-related field based on skills learned on the job.

2. Adverb
You can't do risky or unethical things for very long and hope to stay employed.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Don’t forget contractors you employed for smaller jobs.

Quotes about employed

1. Because most people are not sufficiently employed in themselves, they run about loose, hungering for employment, and satisfy themselves in various supererogatory occupations. The easiest of these occupations, which have all to do with making things already made, is the making of people: it is called the art of friendship.
- Laura Riding

2. Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. No one in this world, so far as I know—and I have researched the records for years, and employed agents to help me—has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.
- H.L. Mencken, Notes on Democracy

3. If time be judiciously employed, there is time for everything.
- George Head, A Home Tour Through the Manufacturing Districts of England in the Summer of 1835

2. self-employed

adjective. working for yourself.


  • freelance


  • nonworker
  • unpaid

3. employed

adjective. ['ɛmˈplɔɪd, ɪmˈplɔɪd'] put to use.


  • uninvolved