Hire

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Definition

to hire: to employ, to recruit, to commission
verb
We need to hire more people, there are only two people working in this entire office at the moment and we need 10!

to hire a car (UK): to rent, to lease, to loan, to borrow
verb
to hire a taxi to pay to travel in a taxi

a hire: a rental; a new employee, a recruit (person); an employment
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: We hired him last week.
US: The new guy in sales was an excellent hire.
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Examples

  • "Hire a sidekick."
  • "Anyway, despite your commendable efforts, I have decided it would be best to hire the janitor through a cleaning agency."
  • "I've been hired by your company to make sure you people are having fun and working together."
  • "You know, you guys are hired."
  • "Do you only hire women named Melanie?"
  • "Why should we hire you?"
  • "However, I want the final say on this new hire."
  • "And this afternoon, the interviews to hire Horatio's replacement are starting."
  • "Edward : I mean - hire you?"
  • "You hired me, Philip."

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