Definitions of employment

  1. the act of using; " he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; " skilled in the utilization of computers"
  2. the act of giving someone a job
  3. The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed.
  4. 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.
  5. Act of employing: that which engages or occupies: occupation.
  6. Act of employing; business; occupation.
  7. The act of employing; that which engages or occupies one; occupation.
  8. That which engages the time and attention of any one; occupation.