Ebert was celebrated for the sardonic wit and democratic writing style he employed in his reviews.
She invariably adds a feminine touch, a strategy often employed by women in positions of power.
Sesame Street has employed a lot of tactics to teach letters, but Gervais employs the greatest power of all: his celebrity status.
These days, women often view a decent job and an employed husband as if such good luck were tantamount to winning the lottery.
Politicians of both major political parties have employed "Born in the U.S.A." in recent years.
Since that time, he has been employed as coachman by Uri Gilbert, Esq., of this city.
And how do you think Bella employed herself while I was writing?
He employed the time cunningly to win back Valentina's favour and confidence.
If the oven is to be used, a device that fits the oven should be employed.
Her Dinners soon became the talk of the Chambermaids employed at the Hotel.
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.