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on hire

Definition of on hire

chiefly British

  1. :  kept to be used by people in exchange for money <The boats are on hire to the guests from the management.>



Word by Word Definitions

hireplay
  1. :  payment for the temporary use of something

    :  payment for labor or personal services :  wages

    :  the act or an instance of hiring

  1. :  to engage the personal services of for a set sum

    :  to engage the temporary use of for a fixed sum

    :  to grant the personal services of or temporary use of for a fixed sum


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