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em·ploy·ee

also em·ploy·e  (ĕm-ploi′ē, ĭm-, ĕm′ploi-ē′)
n.
A person who works for another in return for financial or other compensation.

employee

(ɛmˈplɔɪiː; ˌɛmplɔɪˈiː) or

employe

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who is hired to work for another or for a business, firm, etc, in return for payment. Also called (esp formerly): employé

em•ploy•ee

or em•ploy•e

(ɛmˈplɔɪ i, ɛm plɔɪˈi, ˌɛm plɔɪˈi)

n.
a person who has been hired to work for another.
[1825–35; < French employé employed, past participle of employer to employ; see -ee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.employee - a worker who is hired to perform a jobemployee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
barkeep, barkeeper, barman, bartender, mixologist - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
company man - an employee whose first loyalty is to the company rather than to fellow workers
copyist, scrivener, scribe - someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
copywriter - a person employed to write advertising or publicity copy
crewman - a member of a work crew
delivery boy, deliveryman, deliverer - someone employed to make deliveries
dining-room attendant, restaurant attendant - someone employed to provide service in a dining room
dispatcher - employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
dog catcher - an employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats
floater - an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
floorwalker, shopwalker - an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems; "a floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain"
gardener - someone employed to work in a garden
gasman - someone employed by a gas company
gofer - an employee whose duties include running errands
hire - a newly hired employee; "the new hires need special training"
hired help - employee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively)
hireling, pensionary - a person who works only for money
jobholder - an employee who holds a regular job
line worker - an employee who works on an assembly line
liveryman - a worker in a livery stable
office boy - a young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business office
organization man - an employee who sacrifices his own individuality for the good of an organization
Pullman porter, porter - a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
potboy, potman - a worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores
public servant - someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)
registrar - a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
sales rep, sales representative, salesperson - a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
sandwichman - a person with advertising boards hanging from the shoulders
spotter - a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)
spotter - a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
staff member, staffer - an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)
stage technician, stagehand - an employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production
stocktaker, stock-taker - an employee whose job is to take inventory; "an outside stocktaker had to be hired"
sweeper - an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.)
toll agent, toll collector, toll taker, tollgatherer, tollkeeper, tollman, toller - someone employed to collect tolls
railroad man, railroader, railway man, railwayman, trainman - an employee of a railroad
turncock - one employed to control water supply by turning water mains on and off
typist - someone paid to operate a typewriter
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
employer - a person or firm that employs workers

employee

noun worker, labourer, workman, staff member, member of staff, hand, wage-earner, white-collar worker, blue-collar worker, hired hand, job-holder, member of the workforce Many of the company's employees are women.

employee

also employe
noun
One who is employed by another:
Informal: hire, hired hand.
Translations
مَسْتَخْدَم، مُوَظَّفمُوَظَّف
zaměstnanec
ansatmedarbejder
työntekijä
zaposlenik
starfsmaîur
従業員
고용인
zamestnanec
uslužbenec
anställd
ลูกจ้าง
nhân viên

employee

[ˌemplɔɪˈiː]
A. Nempleado/a m/f
B. CPD employee rights NPLderechos mpl de los trabajadores

employee

[ɪmˈplɔɪiː ɛmˈplɔɪiː]
nemployé(e) m/f
modif [morale, training, turnover] → des employés; [relations] → avec les employés employee benefits, employee contributionemployee benefits nplavantages mpl sociauxemployee contribution employee's contribution n (to pension fund)cotisation f salariale

employee

nAngestellte(r) mf; employees and employersArbeitnehmer und Arbeitgeber; the employees (of one firm)die Belegschaft, die Beschäftigten pl; employee rightsArbeitnehmerrechte pl

employee

[ˌɛmplɔɪˈiː] ndipendente m/f

employ

(imˈploi) verb
1. to give (especially paid) work to. He employs three typists; She is employed as a teacher.
2. to occupy the time or attention of. She was busily employed (in) writing letters.
3. to make use of. You should employ your time better.
emˈployed adjective
having a job; working.
emˈployee, ˌemployˈee (em-) noun
a person employed for wages, a salary etc. That firm has fifty employees.
emˈployer noun
a person who employs others. His employer dismissed him.
emˈployment noun
the act of employing or state of being employed. She was in my employment; This will give employment to more men.

employee

مُوَظَّف zaměstnanec ansat Angestellter υπάλληλος empleado työntekijä employé zaposlenik dipendente 従業員 고용인 werknemer ansatt pracownik funcionário работающий по найму anställd ลูกจ้าง işçi nhân viên 雇员

employee

n. empleado-a.
References in classic literature ?
A steady stream of employees was pouring through the gate--employees of the higher sort, at this hour, clerks and stenographers and such.
Quite often, in Germany, shopkeepers who could not furnish me the article I wanted have sent one of their employees with me to show me a place where it could be had.
He had been in authority over thirty-five hundred postal employees, and was the developer of a system that covered every inhabited portion of the country.
Here live those who minister to the wants of the glad city - jhampanis who pull the pretty ladies' 'rickshaws by night and gamble till the dawn; grocers, oil-sellers, curio-vendors, firewood-dealers, priests, pickpockets, and native employees of the Government.
I fear,' he said, 'that I cannot discuss my affairs with Mr Blaythwayt's employees.
When I have read of labour troubles between employers and employees, I have often thought that many strikes and similar disturbances might be avoided if the employers would cultivate the habit of getting nearer to their employees, of consulting and advising with them, and letting them feel that the interests of the two are the same.
had picked him out of thousands of employees and made him; or rather Tyler had given him the opportunity, and then Billings had made himself.
And Michael followed at the heels of his latest and most terrible master, the twain leading the procession of employees and visiting professional animal men who trooped along behind.
Presidents of great railway systems bought whole editions of it to give to their employees.
The newspapers published information of an unprecedented rise in wages and shortening of hours for the railroad employees, the iron and steel workers, and the engineers and machinists.
The captains of war, at your command, have shot down like dogs your employees in a score of bloody strikes.
He had insisted, however, upon efficiency in the work, and had, therefore, paid off certain drunken and idle employees who were members of the all-powerful society.

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