hire out


hire out
verb
grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
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We rent out our apartment to tourists every year

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He hired himself out as a cook

Syn: ↑rent out, ↑farm out
Hypernyms: ↑lend, ↑loan
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

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hire out [phrasal verb]
1 hire out (something) or hire (something) out chiefly Brit : to allow someone to use (something) in exchange for money

The hotel hires out [=rents out] boats to guests.

2 hire out or hire (yourself) out 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.

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Main Entry:hire

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hire out — index let (lease), rent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hire out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms hire out : present tense I/you/we/they hire out he/she/it hires out present participle hiring out past tense hired out past participle hired out 1) British same as hire I, 3) This room is often hired out for… …   English dictionary

  • hire out — v. (D; refl., tr.) to hire out as; to (he hired himself out as a mercenary to the highest bidder) * * * to (he hire outd himself out as a mercenary to the highest bidder) (D;refl.,tr.) to hire outas …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hire out — PHRASAL VERB If you hire out something such as a car or a person s services, you allow them to be used in return for payment. [V P n (not pron)] Companies hiring out narrow boats report full order books... [V P n (not pron)] His agency hires out… …   English dictionary

  • hire out — {v.}, {informal} 1. To accept a job; take employment. * /Frank hired out as a saxophonist with a dance band./ 2. To rent (as owner). * /John used to hire out his tractor sometimes when he didn t need it himself./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hire out — {v.}, {informal} 1. To accept a job; take employment. * /Frank hired out as a saxophonist with a dance band./ 2. To rent (as owner). * /John used to hire out his tractor sometimes when he didn t need it himself./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hire\ out — v informal 1. To accept a job; take employment. Frank hired out as a saxophonist with a dance band. 2. To rent (as owner). John used to hire out his tractor sometimes when he didn t need it himself …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hire out — 1) accept a job, take employment He decided to hire himself out as a dancer while he was going to school. 2) rent to someone We rented out our boat last summer because we were too busy to use it …   Idioms and examples

  • hire out — work in return for pay, offer services for pay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hire - rent - let — ◊ hire and rent If you pay a sum of money in order to use something for a short period of time, you can say that you hire it or rent it. Hire is more common in British English and rent is more common in American English. We hired a car from a… …   Useful english dictionary


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