Definition of Disemploy

1. v. t. To throw out of employment.



Definition of Disemploy

1. Verb. To deprive of employment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disemploy

1. [v -PLOYED, -PLOYING, -PLOYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disemploy

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disemploy (current term)
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disemvoweled
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Literary usage of Disemploy

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... kick (used with "out"; colloq.), depose (chiefly spec.); spec, disemploy (rare), retire, ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1849)
"... be thought reasonable to disemploy the whole calling, then neither clergy nor laity should ever serve a prince. And now we are easily driven into an ..."

3. Proceedingsby Minnesota State Conference of Social Work, Minnesota State Conference of Charities and Correction by Minnesota State Conference of Social Work, Minnesota State Conference of Charities and Correction (1905)
"But it must not be ignored in planning. Such inventions as the new cotton picker, which will disemploy hundreds of thousands of southern farm laborers, ..."

4. The Economics of Progress by John Mackinnon Robertson (1918)
"Stop that also, and you disemploy not only the bulk of your shipbuilders, sailors, dockers, exporters, and myriads of transport workers, coal miners, ..."

5. Discourses on Various Subjects by Jeremy Taylor (1816)
"... though he lost his relation and his friends, he is, turned out of service, and disemploy- ed, he begs with a load of his old sins upon his shoulders, ..."

6. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor...: With an Essay by Jeremy Taylor, George Rust (1851)
"... be thought reasonable to disemploy the whole calling, then neither clergy nor laity should ever serve a prince. And now we are easily driven into an ..."

7. The Report of the Proceedings and Papers Read in Prince's Hall, Piccadilly by Charles Wentworth Dilke (1885)
"The first effect, therefore, of the comparatively extensive establishment of mechanical production was to disemploy the ..."

8. Wealth Against Commonwealth by Henry Demarest Lloyd (1894)
"Our century of the caprice of the individual as the law-giver of the common toil, to employ or disemploy, to start or stop, to open or close, ..."

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