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synonyms for hired

  • employed
  • busy
  • working
  • signed up
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antonyms for hired

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  • idle
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How to use hired in a sentence

An old Indian woman, the same whose house they had hired in Saboba, had come up to live with Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He hired an engine to plow all his land that was not prepared, besides renting a little more, and also took a flier in wheat.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
There is an implied obligation on the hirer's part to use the car only for the purpose and in the manner for which it was hired.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
She's been hired out a spell in Jacksonville,—nuss to a little gal, and now she's gwine home.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
John he can get more work out of a hired man 'an anybody else I ever saw, an' he does it by feedin' 'em.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
It is best to send out your invitations by your own servant, or one hired for that purpose especially.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The hired man, who stayed with the Sitzes all the year around, was a comical genius and the boys knew him well.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
There was no confusion, and already the hired men were busy with two great machines until Winston displaced two of them.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
Dane turned and laughed at him as he signed to one of the Ontario hired men to take the near horse's head.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO HIRED

  • active
  • at it
  • at work
  • busy
  • engaged
  • hired
  • in a job
  • in collar
  • in harness
  • in place
  • inked
  • laboring
  • occupied
  • on board
  • on duty
  • on the job
  • on the payroll
  • operating
  • plugging away
  • selected
  • signed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.