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To employ someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

employ

verb

to pay someone regularly to do a job for you or to work as a member of your organization

appoint

verb

to choose someone to do a particular job or have a particular position

take on

to start to employ someone

sign

verb

to officially employ someone to work for a particular organization

recruit

verb

to get someone to work in a company or join an organization

engage

verb

to start to employ someone or use their services

hire

verb

to pay someone to work for you

sign on

to employ someone to do a job

confirm

verb

to formally accept someone new in an important position

retain

verb

formal to employ a professional person such as a lawyer or doctor by paying an amount of money called a retainer before the work is done

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appointee

noun

someone who has been chosen to do a particular job

appointment

noun

the fact of being given a new job, especially an important one

apprentice

verb

if someone is apprenticed to another person, they are employed by that person to learn the type of work that they do

assign

verb

to give someone a job to do

assignment

noun

the process of giving someone or something a particular job, title, or status

bring back

to give someone a job or position that they had in the past

engagement

noun

formal an arrangement to employ someone or to use their services

field

verb

to use a person or group of people as your team, representatives, or army

have

verb

if you have someone who does a particular job, they work for you, usually in a much lower position

have in

mainly British if you have someone in, they come to your house, office, factory, etc. to do some work there

hire out

to send someone to work for other people for short periods of time in return for payment

induct

verb

formal to officially give someone a new job or position, especially in a formal ceremony

install

verb

to officially put someone in an important job or position

keep on

to continue to employ someone

nominate

verb

to officially suggest that someone should be given a job, or that someone or something should receive a prize

offshoring

noun

the practice of sending work to be done in another country in order to save money

outsourcing

noun

an arrangement in which work is done by people from outside your company, usually by a company that is expert in that type of work

parachute in

to suddenly put someone in a new job when people do not expect it

press someone/something into service

to give someone a particular job or responsibility that they do not normally have

professionalise

a British spelling of professionalize

professionalize

verb

to make an activity or organization professional, especially by paying the people involved in it

reinstate

verb

to give someone their previous job or position again

set up

mainly British to put someone in a position of power

staff

verb

to provide an organization with the workers that it needs

staffing

noun

the decisions and activities connected with providing staff for an organization

subcontract

verb

to make a formal agreement to pay someone to do some of the work that you have agreed to do

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