hire out


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hire someone or something out

to grant someone the use or efforts of someone or something for pay. I hired my son out as a lawn-care specialist. I hire out my son to mow lawns.
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hire out

Obtain work; also, grant the services or temporary use of for a fee, as in He hired out as a cook, or They hired out the cottage for the summer. [Second half of 1700s]
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hire out

v.
To grant the services of someone or the temporary use of something for a fee: The agency hires out temporary workers to local businesses. We hired out the cottage for the summer. My friends hired themselves out as cooks.
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