Synonyms for employment

Synonyms for (noun) employment

Synonyms: work, employment

Definition: the occupation for which you are paid

Usage: he is looking for employment; a lot of people are out of work

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: usage, use, utilisation, utilization, employment, exercise

Definition: the act of using

Usage: he warned against the use of narcotic drugs; skilled in the utilization of computers

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: employment, engagement

Definition: the act of giving someone a job

Similar words: action

Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said)

Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions


Synonyms: employ, employment

Definition: the state of being employed or having a job

Usage: they are looking for employment; he was in the employ of the city

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state