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Meaning of hire

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a newly hired employee; "the new hires need special
      2: the act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a
         week's car hire"
      v 1: engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in
           the department"; "How many people has she employed?" [syn:
           {hire}, {engage}, {employ}] [ant: {can}, {dismiss},
           {displace}, {fire}, {force out}, {give notice}, {give the
           axe}, {give the sack}, {sack}, {send away}, {terminate}]
      2: hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
         [syn: {rent}, {hire}, {charter}, {lease}]
      3: 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?" [syn: {lease}, {rent}, {hire},
         {charter}, {engage}, {take}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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