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To employ someone

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, especially for a short time

sign on

to employ someone to do a job

confirm

verb

to formally accept someone new in an important position

retain

verb

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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