Found 3 items, similar to hire.
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v 1: engage or hire for work; “They hired two new secretaries in
; “How many people has she employed?”
] [ant: fire
2: hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and
services [syn: rent
3: engage for service under a term of contract; “We took an
apartment on a quiet street”
; “Let's rent a car”
we take a guide in Rome?”
English → English
(h[~e]r), pron. [Obs.]
, pron. --Chaucer.
(h[imac]r), n. [OE. hire, hure, AS. h[=y]r; akin to
D. huur, G. heuer, Dan. hyre, Sw. hyra.]
1. The price, reward, or compensation paid, or contracted to
be paid, for the temporary use of a thing or a place, for
personal service, or for labor; wages; rent; pay.
The laborer is worthy of his hire. --Luke x. 7.
2. (Law.) A bailment by which the use of a thing, or the
services and labor of a person, are contracted for at a
certain price or reward. --Story.
Syn: Wages; salary; stipend; allowance; pay.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hired
(h[imac]rd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Hiring
.] [OE. hiren, huren, AS. h[=y]rian; akin to
D. huren, G. heuern, Dan. hyre, Sw. hyra. See Hire
1. To procure (any chattel or estate) from another person,
for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to
purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as,
to hire a farm for a year; to hire money.
2. To engage or purchase the service, labor, or interest of
(any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as,
to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate.
3. To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage
to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; --
now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has
hired out his horse, or his time.
They . . . have hired out themselves for bread. --1
Sam. ii. 5.