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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To put to work in return for wages. Also: To rent or let out for money.

Usage examples (38)
  • When you hire people who are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are.
  • He signed up for a week's car hire
  • But really, the hire is a re-assertion of long-standing CSO tradition.
  • "We don't view this as a short-term hire," Ayers said. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Did the headmaster "hire" (employ someone to take a job) her to teach the "higher" (more advanced; above something else) grades?
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