Antonyms of noun employment

1 of 4 senses of employment

Sense 1
employment, employ -- (the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city")
       Antonym of unemployment (Sense 1)
      => unemployment -- (the state of being unemployed or not having a job; "unemployment is a serious social evil"; "the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun employment

4 senses of employment

Sense 1
employment, employ -- (the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 2
employment, work -- (the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work")
       => occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

Sense 3
employment, engagement -- (the act of giving someone a job)
       => action -- (something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")

Sense 4
use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise -- (the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

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