hired Definition

  • 1to employ someone to do a particular job
  • 2to rent something, especially a vehicle or property, to someone

Using hired: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "hired" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company hired a new marketing manager.

  • Example

    I hired a car for the weekend.

  • Example

    They hired a venue for the wedding reception.

  • Example

    He was hired as a consultant for the project.

hired Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for hired

Phrases with hired

  • to be offered and accept a job


    After months of searching, she finally got hired by a top law firm.

  • to rent something that you own to someone else


    They decided to hire out their holiday home to tourists during the summer months.

  • to be employed and then dismissed from a job


    He's been hired and fired from several jobs in the past year.


Summary: hired in Brief

The verb 'hired' [haɪrd] means to employ someone for a particular job or to rent something to someone. It can be used in phrases like 'get hired' to mean being offered and accepting a job, or 'be hired and fired' to mean being employed and then dismissed from a job.

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