HIRE, verb transitive
1. To procure from another person and for temporary use, at a certain price, or for a stipulated or reasonable equivalent; as, to hire a farm for a year; to hire a horse for a day; to hire money at legal interest.
2. To engage in service for a stipulated reward; to contract with for a compensation; as, to hire a servant for a year; to hire laborers by the day or month.
3. To bribe; to engage in immoral or illegal service for a reward.
To hire out one's self, to let; to engage one's service to another for a reward.
They have hired out themselves for bread. 1 Samuel 2:5.
To hire or to hire out, to let; to lease; to grant the temporary use of a thing for a compensation. He has hired out his house or his farm.
1. The price, reward or compensation paid or contracted to be given for the temporary use of any thing.
2. Wages; the reward or recompense paid for personal service.
The laborer is worthy of his hire Luke 10:7.