hire [hahyuhr] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||commission for responsibility, use|
|Synonyms:||add to payroll, appoint, authorize, book, bring in, bring on board, carry, charter, contract for, delegate, draft, employ, empower, engage, enlist, exploit, fill a position, find help, give a break, give job to, give work, ink, lease, let, make use of, obtain, occupy, pick, place, pledge, procure, promise, put on*, put to work, rent, retain, secure, select, sign on, sign up, sublease, sublet, take on, truck with, utilize|
|Antonyms:||discharge, fire, lay off, let go|
|Category:||2. Subservience to ends; precursory measures|
use, make use of, employ, put to use; put in action, put in operation, put in practice; set in motion, set to work., ply, work, wield, handle, manipulate; play, play off; exert, exercise, practice, avail oneself of, profit by, resort to, have recourse to, recur to, take betake oneself to; take up with, take advantage of; lay one's hands on, try., render useful; mold; turn to account, turn to use; convert to use, utilize; work up; call into play, bring into play; put into requisition; call forth, draw forth; press into service, enlist into the service; bring to bear upon, devote, dedicate, consecrate, apply, adhibit, dispose of; make a handle of, make a cat's-paw of., fall back upon, make a shift with; make the most of, make the best of., use up, swallow up; consume, absorb, expend; tax, task, wear, put to task.
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