hires; hired; hiring
1 a chiefly US : to give work or a job to (someone) in exchange for wages or a salary
She had very little office experience, so the company wouldn't hire her.
a hired hand/worker
We hired someone to clean the office once a week.
The company isn't hiring right now.
b [+ object] : to use or get the services of (someone) to do a particular job
You should hire [=(more formally) employ] a lawyer to look over the contract.
2 [+ object] chiefly British : to pay to use (something) : RENT
hire a hall
a hired car