employed

employed
I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. working, occupied, busy, laboring, gainfully employed, holding down a job, not out of work, not on the unemployed rolls, not on the relief rolls, in collar, in someone's employ, in someone's pay, hard at it, on the job, hired, operating, selected, active, engaged, placed, commissioned, on duty, on the payroll, in harness*, on the grind*, plugging*.
Ant. out of work, unemployed, jobless.
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Having a job: hired, jobholding, retained, working. See WORK. 2. Involved in activity or work: busy, engaged, occupied. See ACTION.

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