verb (used with object), hired, hir·ing.
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Idioms for hire
Origin of hire
synonym study for hire
OTHER WORDS FROM hire
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hirehigher, hire
Example sentences from the Web for hire
The bailor is not responsible generally for any negligence of the hirer in operating the car.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The hirer desired him to fix his own time, whereupon the writer drew a promissory note, making it payable at the day of judgment.Law and Laughter|George Alexander Morton
A cruel and unreasonable battery' on a slave by the master or hirer is not indictable.
But neither of them imagined the enormity which the hirer of the chaise had in truth contemplated.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
She is as well bred, as well taught, as well qualified by Nature to command respect as any hirer of a governess you know.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
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