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hire

hire

 
pronunciation:
haIr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
for hire
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hired, hires, hiring
definition 1: to take on as a worker for money or other reward.
We hired a crew to paint the house.
synonyms:
employ, engage
antonyms:
discharge, dismiss, fire
similar words:
apprentice, enlist, retain
definition 2: to have the use of in return for a payment of money; rent.
We hired the concert hall for the evening.
synonyms:
charter, lease, retain
similar words:
rent, reserve, secure
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the fact or condition of being hired.
We paid for the hire of a car for the weekend.
synonyms:
employment
phrase: for hire
derivations: hirable (hireable) (adj.), hirer (n.)
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