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Synonyms for hire
haɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hire(noun)

    a newly hired employee

    "the new hires need special training"

    Antonyms:
    send away, force out, fire, sack, give the sack, dismiss, give notice, displace, give the axe, can, terminate

  2. hire(verb)

    the act of hiring something or someone

    "he signed up for a week's car hire"

    Antonyms:
    send away, terminate, force out, displace, can, give the sack, sack, give notice, dismiss, give the axe, fire

  3. hire, engage, employ(verb)

    engage or hire for work

    "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, use, engross, charter, mesh, utilise, operate, employ, absorb, engage, affiance, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, utilize, apply, plight, enlist

    Antonyms:
    dismiss, terminate, send away, force out, fire, give the axe, give notice, can, sack, displace, give the sack

  4. rent, hire, charter, lease(verb)

    hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services

    Synonyms:
    employ, take, rent, engage, charter, let, lease

    Antonyms:
    sack, can, terminate, give notice, force out, give the axe, send away, fire, displace, dismiss, give the sack

  5. lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take(verb)

    engage for service under a term of contract

    "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, wage, absorb, necessitate, consume, affiance, operate, demand, employ, lock, consider, need, rent, enlist, pick out, remove, aim, plight, contract, adopt, film, fill, pursue, lease, take aim, prosecute, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, drive, let, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, engross, call for, take in, bring, submit, convey, shoot, engage, direct, charter, contain, subscribe, betroth, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, accept, guide, admit, mesh, ask, conduct

    Antonyms:
    give the sack, can, dismiss, force out, sack, give the axe, terminate, displace, give notice, send away, fire

Wiktionary

  1. hire(noun)

    Antonyms:
    fire

  2. hire(verb)

    To exchange the services of for remuneration.

    Synonyms:
    employment, employ

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hire

    In general terms it may be said that to employ is to devote to one's purpose, to use is to render subservient to one's purpose; what is used is viewed as more absolutely an instrument than what is employed; a merchant employs a clerk; he uses pen and paper; as a rule, use is not said of persons, except in a degrading sense; as, the conspirators used him as a go-between. Hence the expression common in some religious circles "that God would use me" is not to be commended; it has also the fault of representing the human worker as absolutely a passive and helpless instrument; the phrase is altogether unscriptural; the Scripture says, "We are laborers together with (co-workers with) God." That which is used is often consumed in the using, or in familiar phrase used up; as, we used twenty tons of coal last winter; in such cases we could not substitute employ. A person may be employed in his own work or in that of another; in the latter case the service is always understood to be for pay. In this connection employ is a word of more dignity than hire; a general is employed in his country's service; a mercenary adventurer is hired to fight a tyrant's battles. It is unsuitable, according to present usage, to speak of hiring a pastor; the Scripture, indeed, says of the preacher, "The laborer is worthy of his hire;" but this sense is archaic, and hire now implies that the one hired works directly and primarily for the pay, as expressed in the noun "hireling;" a Pastor is properly said to be called, or when the business side of the transaction is referred to, engaged, or possibly employed, at a certain salary.

    Synonyms:
    call, employ, engage, engross, make use of, use, use up

    Preposition:
    Employ in, on, upon, or about a work, business, etc.; for a purpose; at a stipulated salary.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hire

    Synonyms:
    engage, commission, employ, rent

    Antonyms:
    buy, purchase

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hire(n.)

    Synonyms:
    wages, stipend, allowance, salary, pay, remuneration

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How to say hire in sign language?

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Translations for hire

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  • شغل, أجر, استعمل, استخدم, تأجيرArabic
  • наемамBulgarian
  • llogar, contractarCatalan, Valencian
  • zaměstnat, najmoutCzech
  • ansætteDanish
  • anwerben, anstellen, heuern, einstellen, mieten, VerleihGerman
  • contratarSpanish
  • palkata, palkkautua, työntekijä, työsuhde, teettää, ottaa työhön, vuokrata, työllistää, palvelus, mennä töihinFinnish
  • engager, employer, louer, embaucher, recruterFrench
  • fostaighIrish
  • fastaidh, fastachadhScottish Gaelic
  • alugarGalician
  • किरायाHindi
  • mempekerjakanIndonesian
  • engajarIdo
  • assoldare, ingaggiare, impiegare, assumereItalian
  • 雇う, 雇用, 借りる, 雇いますJapanese
  • conducoLatin
  • изнајмува, најмуваMacedonian
  • werk aannemen, aanstellen, werknemer, huren, verhuren, aanwervenDutch
  • ansetteNorwegian
  • zatrudniaćPolish
  • contratar, emprego, empregar, contratadoPortuguese
  • angajaRomanian
  • трудоустроить, нанять, взять напрокат, нанимать, брать напрокат, трудоустраивать, НаемRussian
  • anställd, hyra, anställaSwedish
  • 聘请Chinese

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