|English Dictionary: employment||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for employment|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Employment \Em*ploy"ment\, n.|
1. The act of employing or using; also, the state of being
2. That which engages or occupies; that which consumes time
or attention; office or post of business; service; as,
agricultural employments; mechanical employments; public
employments; in the employment of government.
Cares are employments, and without employ The soul
is on a rack. --Young.
Syn: Work; business; occupation; vocation; calling; office;
service; commission; trade; profession.