employer

An employer is the person or organization that you work for. Can't find a job? Look at the bright side: you don't have to cater to the whims of any employer!

The verb employ means "to make use of." An employer hires an employee, or worker, in order to employ him at various tasks. A factory owner is an employer who might hire people to work on an assembly line. If you're a teacher, then your school is your employer. If you’re lucky enough to have a generous employer, then you’ll probably want to stay at your job for a while!

Definitions of employer
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n a person or firm that employs workers

Antonyms:
employee
a worker who is hired to perform a job
Types:
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boss, hirer
a person responsible for hiring workers
master
directs the work of others
mistress
a woman master who directs the work of others
padrone
an employer who exploits Italian immigrants in the U.S.
Simon Legree, slave driver
a cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees
chatelaine
the mistress of a chateau or large country house
guvnor
(British slang) boss
old man
(slang) boss
postmaster
the person in charge of a post office
spymaster
someone who directs clandestine intelligence activities
station agent, stationmaster
the person in charge of a railway station
Type of:
leader
a person who rules or guides or inspires others

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