verb (used with object), hired, hir·ing.
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The Bears, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Capitals, announced her hire without any “first” caveats, but Emily knew the weight it carried.Emily Engel-Natzke’s dad was her ‘biggest fan.’ He died of covid-19 before her hockey triumph.|Samantha Pell|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In a year when most media companies were squeezed by layoffs, Verizon hired several people to help boost content output for In the Know, which now produces over 400 pieces of content per week.‘An aggressive strategy’: Verizon Media Group keeps pouring resources into commerce|Max Willens|November 18, 2020|Digiday
There is a trend in sports of hiring sabermetric wunderkinds in their 30s — but there’s no reason that some of those up-and-comers with less than half the experience Ng brings to running an organization shouldn’t also be women and people of color.
Long-overdue baseball history was made late last week when the Miami Marlins announced they had hired Kim Ng as general manager.Kim Ng’s Hiring Could Be The Start Of Something Special In Miami|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|November 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She said she is actively hiring and expects to be at 50 soon.Solo.io announces service mesh platform aimed at enterprise customers|Ron Miller|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
The bailor is not responsible generally for any negligence of the hirer in operating the car.
There is an implied obligation on the hirer's part to use the car only for the purpose and in the manner for which it was hired.
Impasse St-Fiacre, the word saint cut away at the Revolution, where dwelt the first hirer-out of cabs; hence the term fiacre.Historic Paris|Jetta S. Wolff
Trips other than those above specified shall be subject to special arrangement between letter and hirer.The Yosemite|John Muir
The hirer of animals was under a legal obligation to take proper care of them, and omission to do so involved a penalty.Mesopotamian Archaeology|Percy S. P. Handcock
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