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Another word for hire

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Verb
  1. To obtain the use or services of

    See also:

    get

    work

  2. To engage the temporary use of (something) for a fee

      1. To hire (a bus or airplane, for example) for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.
      2. To hire or lease by charter:
      3. To hire or lease by charter
      1. To give by a lease; let
      2. To get by a lease; take a lease on
      3. To grant use or occupation of under the terms of a contract.
      1. To be for rent:
      2. To get temporary possession and use of (a house, land, etc.) by paying rent
      3. To grant temporary occupancy or use of (one's own property or a service) in return for regular payments:
    See also:

    get

    transactions

  3. To give temporary use of in return for payment.

    See also:

    transactions

Noun
  1. The act of employing for wages

    See also:

    get

    work

  2. The state of being employed

      1. The state of being employed:
      2. (Archaic) Work or occupation
      3. The state of being employed, esp. for pay; paid service; employment
      1. The number or percentage of persons gainfully employed
      2. An employing or being employed
      3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
    See also:

    work

  3. Payment for work done

      1. (Psychology) Behavior that develops either consciously or unconsciously to offset a real or imagined deficiency, as in personality or physical ability.
      2. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
      3. Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
      1. Money made by an investment or an enterprise; profits
      2. (Finance) business profits
      3. Salary or wages.
      1. Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
      2. Gain from employment or position; payment received for work; salary, wages, fees, etc.
      1. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
      2. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
      3. A charge for professional services:
      1. Money paid, esp. for work or services; wages or salary
      2. Recompense or reward:
      3. Paid employment:
      1. The act of remunerating.
      2. Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.
      3. That which remunerates; reward; pay; recompense; compensation
      1. Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
      1. A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
      2. A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
      3. Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
      1. The price of labor in an economy.
      2. (Econ.) The share of the total product of industry that goes to labor, as distinguished from the share taken by capital
      3. Money paid to an employee for work done, and usually figured on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis
    See also:

    pay

  4. One who is employed by another

    See also:

    over

    work

Another word for hire

Verb
  1. To employ

    See also:

    approve

    choose

  2. To let

    See also:

    borrow

    let

    rent

Synonym Study

  • Charter implies the hiring or leasing of a ship, bus, etc.
  • Rent implies payment of a specific amount, often at fixed intervals, for hiring or letting a house, land, equipment, a vehicle, etc.
  • Lease implies the letting or the hiring of property (usually real property) by written contract
  • To hire , in strict usage, means to get, and let means to give the use of something in return for payment, although hire, which is also applied to persons or their services, may be used in either sense to hire a hall, a worker, etc., rooms to let