Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hire sb/sth out”

hire sb/sth out

mainly UK phrasal verb with hire
 
 
/haɪər/ verb [T]
COMMERCE to arrange for another person or company to use someone's services or something in return for payment: During the daytime, the studio is hired out in order to bring in extra revenue. The firm hires us out to design websites.
(Definition of hire sb/sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hire sb/sth out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More