Associations to the word «Hire»


HIRE, noun. Payment for the temporary use of something.
HIRE, noun. (obsolete) Reward, payment.
HIRE, noun. The state of being hired, or having a job; employment.
HIRE, noun. A person who has been hired, especially in a cohort.
HIRE, verb. (transitive) To obtain the services of in return for fixed payment.
HIRE, verb. (transitive) To employ; to obtain the services of (a person) in exchange for remuneration; to give someone a job.
HIRE, verb. (transitive) To exchange the services of for remuneration.
HIRE, verb. (transitive) To accomplish by paying for services.
HIRE, verb. (intransitive) To accept employment.
HIRE PURCHASE, noun. (British) A method of purchasing an item, where the buyer hires it and takes possession of it and pays regular installments. Ownership is only transferred on payment of the final amount. Abbreviated as HP.
HIRE PURCHASES, noun. Plural of hire purchase

Dictionary definition

HIRE, noun. A newly hired employee; "the new hires need special training".
HIRE, noun. The act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire".
HIRE, verb. Engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?".
HIRE, verb. Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services.
HIRE, verb. Engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky