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Definitions of Hiring

  1. of Hire
  2. An engagement to service.
  3. Applied to a place where engagements to service are entered into.
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Usage examples for Hiring

  1. He had very little money beyond his pay, and the constant hiring of taxicabs worried him. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. But Bob goes to Kelshope, and Mr. Jardine suggested my hiring him. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  3. You've been hiring Rebs again! – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  4. It wouldn't be worth while hiring one. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  5. If it should come to the point of the Army's hiring able men to carry on the work without aiding the outcasts, it must compete in the market for them and pay the market price. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  6. He may not listen, and most of the men who have had experience in hiring and firing say that he will not, but that is his own responsibility. – The Book of Business Etiquette by Nella Henney
  7. Choosing congenial companions, they build a comfortable ranch, stock it well with books, and employ men to assist in the rougher duties, either by hiring them with fixed wages or giving them an interest in the herd. – Frontier Folk by George Booth
  8. One entire end of his shop Carl Klug devoted to its affairs, putting in special machinery and hiring as many men as he could use, and here Wallingford reported every day, his suggestions being nearly always sound and inspiring Mr. Klug's respect. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  9. This supposition was borne out when Cliffe found no trouble in hiring a guide and mules; but while he made the arrangements his brain was working. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  10. Please do not think when your attorney asks you for counsel's fees that you are hiring him by that golden nexus of guineas. – The Law and the Poor by Edward Abbott Parry
  11. Money had to be considered, and I thought at first of hiring. – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. He was determined to find the cab- driver who had been stopped by the two women in the Rue du Chevaleret; and with this object in view, he had obtained at the prefecture the names and addresses of all the cab- owners hiring between the road to Fontainebleau and the Seine. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  13. We meant to sell, when we left the country: hiring is expensive work. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  14. Then I began traveling by rail, and hiring a livery team in each town. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  15. I had dimly seen a fragment of the struggling forces, and it was plain that only a very rich person could afford the luxury of hiring the bravos and guards who threatened and protected me. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  16. I'll bet the squaw was on the other end of that saw; I never heard of Dubois hiring help. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
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