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Adjective: hired  hI(-u)rd
  1. Having services engaged for a fee
    "hired hands"; "a hired gun"
     
  2. Hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travellers
    "a hired plane";
    - chartered, leased
Verb: hire  hI(-u)r
  1. Start in a job or pay to do a particular piece of work
    "They hired two new secretaries in the department";
    - engage, employ
     
  2. Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
    - rent, charter, lease
     
  3. Engage for service under a term of contract
    "Let's hire a car";
    - lease, rent, charter, engage, take

See also: employed

Type of: acquire, contract, get, undertake

Antonym: fire

Encyclopedia: Hired

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