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Overview of noun hire

The noun hire has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hire

(a newly hired employee; "the new hires need special training")

2. hire

(the act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire")


Overview of verb hire

The verb hire has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (33) hire, engage, employ

(engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?")

2. (1) rent, hire, charter, lease

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

3. lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take

(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?")

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