hire 1 n1: payment for the temporary use of something or for labor or services2 a: the act or an instance of hiringfrom the date of hire until nowb: the state of being hired: employmentwhile he was in the hire of the defendant3: one who is hiredall new hire s will enjoy the same medical benefitsfor hire: available for use or service in return for paymenthire 2 vb hired, hir·ingvt1: to engage the personal services of or the temporary use of for a fixed sum2: to grant the personal services of or the temporary use ofvi: to take employmenthir·er n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
add to the payroll, appoint, assign to a position, authorize, commission, conducere, contract for, delegate, depute, designate to a post, employ, engage, enlist, fill a position, fill a vacancy, furnish occupation for, give a job to, give employment to, give work to, induct, install, place in office, procure, put on payroll, put to work, recruit, retain, secure the services of, set to work, staff, take into service, take on
associated concepts: bailee for hire, carriage, contract for hiring, discrimination in hiring, employment contract
delegate, employ (engage services), fare, let (lease), pay, procure, rate, retain (employ), revenue, sublease, wage
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To give someone a job; to take someone on as an employee.n.A person who has been given a job.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
the letting out of goods for a money consideration. Many such transactions are controlled by the Consumer Credit Act 1974. It can also be used of the hire of work. See also employment.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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