Definition of hire

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • hire is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • hire is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • hire is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of hire


  • engage or hire for work (verb)

    Examples

    1. They hired two new secretaries in the department

    Synonyms

    1. employ
    2. engage
  • hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. charter
    2. lease
    3. rent
  • engage for service under a term of contract (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. charter
    2. engage
    3. lease
    4. rent
    5. take
  • a newly hired employee (noun)

    Examples

    1. the new hires need special training
  • the act of hiring something or someone (noun)

    Examples

    1. he signed up for a week's car hire

See definition of hire in Merriam Webster

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