hire out

Definition of hire out

  1. 1 chiefly British :  to allow someone to use (something) in exchange for money :  rent The hotel hires out boats to guests.

  2. 2 US, informal :  to take a job :  to work for wages or a salary She hired out as a cook. He's a teacher most of the year, but in the summer he hires himself out as a tour guide.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  payment for the temporary use of something

    :  payment for labor or personal services :  wages

    :  the act or an instance of hiring (see 2hire)

  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

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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