Translation of "hire" - English-Spanish dictionary

hire

verb uk /haɪər/ present participle hiring, past tense and past participle hired

B1 UK to pay money in order to use something for a short time

alquilar
They hired a car for a few weeks.

to employ someone or pay them to do a particular job

contratar
We hired a new secretary last week.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun [ no plural ] uk /haɪər/

an arrangement to use something for a short time by paying for it

alquiler
Do you have bikes for hire?

(Translation of “hire” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hire

verb /ˈhaiə/

(often with from) to get the use of by paying money

alquilar
He’s hiring a car (from us) for the week.

(often with out) to give (someone) the use of in exchange for money

alquilar
Will you hire me your boat for the week-end?
Does this firm hire out cars?

(especially American ) to employ (a workman etc)

contratar
They have hired a team of labourers/laborers to dig the road.
hirer noun

arrendador
hire-purchase noun

(also abbreviated to HP /eitʃˈpiː/) (British) a way of buying an article by paying the price in several weekly or monthly parts

compra a plazos
I got this television on hire-purchase
(also adjective) a hire-purchase agreement.

(Translation of “hire” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)