The price, reward, or compensation paid, or contracted to be paid, for the temporary use of a thing or a place, for personal service, or for labor; wages; rent; pay.
A bailment by which the use of a thing, or the services and labor of a person, are contracted for at a certain price or reward.
To procure (any chattel or estate) from another person, for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as, to hire a farm for a year; to hire money.
To engage or purchase the service, labor, or interest of (any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as, to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate.
To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; -- now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has hired out his horse, or his time.
What is a danger is that we stay stuck in a new normal where unemployment rates stay high, people who have jobs see their incomes go up, businesses make big profits. But they're learned to do more with less, and so they don't hire. Barack Obama
hire in Afrikaans is huur
hire in Danish is hyre
hire in Dutch is aannemen, aanwerven, huren
hire in Finnish is palkata, vuokrata
hire in French is embaucher, louer
hire in German is Entgelt, mieten, leihen
hire in Latin is conduco
hire in Norwegian is ansette, leie
hire in Swedish is hyra, uthyrning, leja
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