Hire may refer to:
- Payment for the use of a ship under a time charter
HIRE may refer to
- Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, a United States law enacted in 2010
Other articles related to "hire":
... A rogue went to buy a Mitsubishi Shogun on hire purchase ... Under s.27 Hire Purchase Act 1964 a non-trade buyer of a car who buys in good faith from a hirer under a hire purchase agreement becomes the owner, so Mr Hudson ...
... A misanthropic voyeuristic tailor, Monsieur Hire, spies on his gorgeous neighbour from across the street ... Monsieur Hire is hounded by a detective investigating the murder and is also eventually noticed by the object of his gaze, the young woman Alice ... Monsieur Hire propositions Alice to ditch her boyfriend Emile, and run off with him to his little home in Switzerland, where he promises to take care of her ...
... also taxi or cab, is a type of vehicle for hire with a driver, used by a single passenger or small group of passengers often for a non-shared ride ... differing terms in different countries Hackney carriages also known as public hire, hailed or street taxis, licensed for hailing throughout communities ...
Famous quotes containing the word hire:
“If you are well off and can afford to spend ten or twenty-five dollars a day to hire some patient soul to listen to your troubles you can be readjusted to the crazy scheme of things and spare yourself the humiliation of becoming a Christian Scientist. You can have your ego trimmed or removed, as you wish, just like a wart or bunion.”
—Henry Miller (18911980)
“There is no permanent class of hired laborers amongst us. Twenty five years ago, I was a hired laborer. The hired laborer of yesterday, labors on his own account today; and will hire others to labor for him tomorrow. Advancementimprovement in conditionis the order of things in a society of equals.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“She was so propre and sweete and likerous,
I dar wel sayn, if she hadde been a mous,
And he a cat, he wolde hire hente anoon.”
—Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?1400)