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hire

Synonyms of hire in English:

verb

  • 1 we hired a car and drove to Wales
    rent, lease, charter, pay for the use of
    dated engage
    [Antonyms] buy
  • 2 management hired and fired labour in line with demand
    employ, engage, recruit, appoint, take on, sign on, sign up, enrol, commission, enlist, take into employment, secure the services of, put on the payroll
    [Antonyms] dismiss
  • noun

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  • the agreed rate for the hire of the machine
    rent, rental, hiring, lease, leasing, charter
    dated engagement, engaging
    [Antonyms] purchase
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