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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. performing work for pay.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Employed or engaged for regular or temporary use or service for rent, pay, or stated wages: as, a hired carriage; a hired girl; a hired man.
  • n. A body of retainers or courtiers; a court.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers
  • adj. having services engaged for a fee

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