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Definitions and Synonyms of hire | Another word for hire | What is hire?

Definition 1: the act of hiring something or someone - [noun denoting act]

Samples where hire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he signed up for a week's car hire

(hire is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

Definition 2: a newly hired employee - [noun denoting person]

Samples where hire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the new hires need special training

(hire is a kind of ...) a worker who is hired to perform a job

Definition 3: engage for service under a term of contract - [verb of possession]

Samples where hire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We took an apartment on a quiet street
  • Let's rent a car
  • Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Synonyms for hire in the sense of this definition

(hire is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

Samples where hire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They hired two new secretaries in the department
  • How many people has she employed?

Synonyms for hire in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of hire ) hire more workers than are necessary

(... is a kind of hire ) appoint someone to (a position or a job)

(... is a kind of hire ) ask to represent; of legal counsel

"I'm retaining a lawyer"

(... is a kind of hire ) hire for work on a ship

(... is a kind of hire ) engage by written agreement

"They signed two new pitchers for the next season"

(... is a kind of hire ) employ scabs or strike breakers in

(... is a kind of hire ) arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Synonyms for hire in the sense of this definition

(hire is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

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