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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?")

Overview of adj hired

The adj hired has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) hired

(having services engaged for a fee; "hired hands"; "a hired gun")

2. chartered, hired, leased

(hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers; "a chartered plane"; "the chartered buses arrived on time") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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