verb (used with object), hired, hir·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for hire
A number of companies across the country, including Glassdoor, StubHub, Funding Circle, Yelp, Checkr and even the National Institutes of Health, either paused hiring or canceled their internship programs altogether.Forage, formerly InsideSherpa, raises $9.3 million Series A for virtual work experiences|Natasha Mascarenhas|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
Since March, it’s added over 120 hires globally, 15% of those have been in London and Singapore.‘We’re about hiring journalists’: Insider Inc. launches third global news hub in Singapore|Lucinda Southern|September 17, 2020|Digiday
Communications software maker Slack has hired a new chief people officer.Slack hires former Live Nation exec as new chief people officer|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Now Grant has joined the chorus of work and management experts who are betting on technology as a way to improve fairness in hiring.The startup Adam Grant is betting on to fix bias in hiring is out of stealth mode|Sarah Todd|September 15, 2020|Quartz
Imagine hiring someone without being properly vetted and now this person comes in and has to work three times as hard to be accepted by the community.Oceanside Is Rethinking Its Police Chief Hiring Process Following Community Concerns|Kayla Jimenez|September 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Like any service for hire, it is extremely important for the traffickers to provide a reputable service, criminal as it is.
Grimm has even been actively trying hire staff members for his office in recent weeks after several former aides deserted him.
The assistant manager at the A&F store had found Elauf qualified for the position and was apparently going to hire her.
They hire other people to write their books for them, whether memoir or fiction.Meet Zoella—The Newbie Author Whose Book Sales Topped J.K. Rowling|Lucy Scholes|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the end of his internship, the Davis County School District decided to hire him.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One who uses another's automobile without consent or knowledge of the owner, may be liable to pay a reasonable hire therefor.
Should he hire a horse and kill the animal by rash driving, he would be liable for its value.
Some landlords hire agents to attend to their property and to the collection of rents.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Shall I sit by the roadside and ask every man who passes by if he wants to hire himself out 'on shares'?Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
The owner of the mules used on this journey resides here, and here, likewise, the money for their hire is paid.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for hire
- the act of hiring or the state of being hired
- (as modifier)a hire car
- the price paid or payable for a person's services or the temporary use of something
- (as modifier)the hire charge