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Definition of Hire

Hire

  1. See Here, pron.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Hire Quotations

Directing a movie is a little bit like being back in student government and putting on the homecoming dance. You're like, 'You put up the streamers, and you hire the DJ, and you get the punch bowl.' Some people are just like, 'This dance sucks.' And you're like, 'No no, this dance is awesome!' You have to be really positive.
Mike Birbiglia

If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
Red Adair

If haters or whatever want to find you - I mean, some of them are so tenacious. You want to hire them to work for you. They're very, very savvy in terms of how they find you and get to you.
Dane Cook

You're only as good as the people you hire.
Ray Kroc

Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
Henry David Thoreau
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Hire Translations

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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