hire


hire
hire 1 n
1: payment for the temporary use of something or for labor or services
2 a: the act or an instance of hiring
from the date of hire until now
b: the state of being hired: employment
while he was in the hire of the defendant
3: one who is hired
all new hire s will enjoy the same medical benefits
for hire: available for use or service in return for payment
hire 2 vb hired, hir·ing
vt
1: to engage the personal services of or the temporary use of for a fixed sum
2: to grant the personal services of or the temporary use of
vi: to take employment
hir·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

hire
I verb 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 II index delegate, employ (engage services), fare, let (lease), pay, procure, rate, retain (employ), revenue, sublease, wage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


hire
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. . 2008.


hire
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. . 2001.


HIRE
Help through Industry Retraining and Employment

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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