Employ and Sack


Employ noun - The state of being provided with a paying job.
Usage example: while you're under our employ, you can't do outside work for our competitors

Sack is an antonym for employ.


Sack verb - To let go from office, service, or employment.
Usage example: he was sacked for showing up late once too often

Employ is an antonym for sack in topics: raid, remove from position of responsibility.

Nearby Words: sacked, sacking, sackful

Common collocations

men employ men sack men
ships employ ships sack ships

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / The Lighthouse Duet Stupid Evil: Bayard and his forces cynically employ the fanatical Harrowers to help them destroy Perryn's army and sack Palinur.
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