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  • verbmake use of
  • verbgive money in exchange for work performed

synonyms for employs

  • apply
  • engage
  • exploit
  • handle
  • occupy
  • operate
  • spend
  • use
  • utilize
  • bestow
  • exercise
  • exert
  • fill
  • manipulate
  • bring to bear
  • keep busy
  • put to use
  • take up
  • use up

antonyms for employs

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  • be lazy
  • surrender
  • yield
  • take
  • fire
  • ignore
  • lay off
  • let go
  • misuse
  • shun
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How to use employs in a sentence

He employs pressures as high as fifty inches and never uses less than six.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The Chinese planter often raises large fields of the plants, and employs many hands to tend and cultivate them.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The estate employs 200 oxen and 180 slaves as labourers, besides those for the service of the family.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
It combines and employs in its manifestation the method and material, not of one art only, but of all the arts.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He is still alive, and though advanced in years, employs the few days which still remain to him in labouring to become richer.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
We can judge of the intelligence of a being but by the means which he employs to accomplish his proposed design.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
The tones and gestures it employs are perfectly unequivocal, and not easily mistaken.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
God has created forces, and man, a free agent, employs those forces for good or for evil.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
In the discussions to which we have been referring, Aristoxenus invariably employs the word tonos in the sense of 'key.'
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
The collection of rubber likewise employs numbers of people.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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