The court has allowed states to impose fines on businesses that employ undocumented workers.
They employ every trick to attain real power, though it is not absolute.
When it comes to love and money, it is best to employ the law of attraction.
My work is noble, I bring investments to the country and employ people.
Rosen says I “employ several formulations favored by anti-Semites.”
Ferdinand had entered the employ of this Orgon with the intentions of a Tartuffe.
In some districts the Indians employ another method of calling.
She often thought that if she could but employ scrubwomen all the time, the problem would be half solved.
The company now employ 250 operatives, many of whom are citizens of Natchez.
The first thought of Frederick evidently was that Voltaire had really been a spy in the employ of the French government.
early 15c., from Middle French employer, from Old French emploiier (12c.) "make use of, apply; increase; entangle; devote," from Latin implicare "enfold, involve, be connected with," from in- (see in- (2)) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)).
Sense of "hire, engage" first recorded in English 1580s, from "involve in a particular purpose," a sense which arose in Late Latin. Related: Employed; employing. The noun is 1660s, from French emploi. Imply, which is the same word, retains more of the original sense.