verb (used with object), hired, hir·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for hire
I was the first person to be hired from outside of the company to the Control Center.Pepco employee talks diversity, inclusion, and COVID|Staff reports|August 28, 2020|Washington Blade
A listing agent hired to sell the house confirmed Singh is its owner.The Mystery House: How a Suspicious Multimillion Dollar Real Estate Deal Is Connected to California’s Deadliest Fire|by Scott Morris, Bay City News Foundation|August 26, 2020|ProPublica
“It’s easy to hire people but hard to trim the fat,” the exec said.‘Not enough money to go around’: US digital-media publishers curb international expansion|Lucinda Southern|August 26, 2020|Digiday
Credit Suisse was hired as a joint global coordinator for the Hong Kong deal, according to people familiar.Billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Group files for IPO looking to smash an all-time record|Bernhard Warner|August 25, 2020|Fortune
The Annapolis oversight board had hired Beverly Wilbourn in May 2017 as the housing authority’s fifth executive director in two years.She Was Sued Over Rent She Didn’t Owe. It Took Seven Court Dates to Prove She Was Right.|by Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette, and Talia Buford and Beena Raghavendran, ProPublica|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
Like any service for hire, it is extremely important for the traffickers to provide a reputable service, criminal as it is.
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.
The high-performance organizations did not hire people with IDD simply to gain cushy tax subsidies.
University professors, stout majors, rising early in the morning, hire boys and practise back-handers and half-volleys.Idle Ideas in 1905|Jerome K. Jerome
A policeman in the street had seen them hire a cab and drive away through Broadway at a rapid pace.The Bradys and the Girl Smuggler|Francis W. Doughty
It is claimed that this ignorant labor is defrauded of its just hire.
I suppose, though, we could hire you as a guide and keep you here.The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves|Claude A. Labelle
For the sake of warmth alone they were obliged to hire their night's lodging at cheap hotels.The Sky Line of Spruce|Edison Marshall
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