Definitions of hire

  1. To engage for temporary service at a certain price; bribe; let or lease.
  2. To engage for pay; bribe.
  3. To engage for pay.
  4. To procure or lend the services or use of at a certain price, and for a certain term; to engage in immoral or illegal service for a reward.
  5. To procure the use of, for a certain time, and at a certain price; to let out for money.
  6. The price, reward, or compensation paid, or contracted to be paid, for the temporary use of a thing or a place, for personal service, or for labor; wages; rent; pay.
  7. A bailment by which the use of a thing, or the services and labor of a person, are contracted for at a certain price or reward.
  8. To procure ( any chattel or estate) from another person, for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as, to hire a farm for a year; to hire money.
  9. To engage or purchase the service, labor, or interest of ( any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as, to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate.
  10. To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; - now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has hired out his horse, or his time.
  11. Recompense or consideration paid for the use of anything; wages; bribe.
  12. Wages for service: the price paid for the use of anything.
  13. HIRER.
  14. Price paid for service or use.
  15. Compensation for labor, services, etc.
  16. The price paid for the temporary use of anything; recompense for personal service; wages; a bribe.
  17. The price paid for the loan or temporary use of anything; wages.