hired hired  /ˈhaɪ ərd/


  1. (adj) having services engaged for a fee
  2. (adj) hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers



  1. The journalists he hired included both Tutsi and Hutu ex-combatants.
  2. Yoko Ono hired him to help find her daughter.
  3. When Tonight show Host Johnny Carson and NBC were battling over his contract in 1979, they hired a retired judge to hear their megabuck dispute behind closed doors.


  1. Tony Johnson hired to coach North Jackson football

    North Jackson has hired Tony Johnson as its new head football coach.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Scottsboro Daily Sentinel

  2. Jason Kidd Hired as Nets’ Coach After Ending NBA Playing Career

    Jason Kidd has been hired as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, less than two weeks after ending a 19-year playing career during which the former point guard established himself as one of the National Basketball Association’s most successful on-court leaders.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Simply Hired Appoints Graham Donald General Manager of Simply Hired Canada

    Simply Hired today announced the appointment of Graham Donald as General Manager of Simply Hired Canada, Inc. A technology pioneer and thought leader, Donald has more than 20 years of experience driving recruiting innovation for the Canadian market.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I would love to just spend a lot of my time venting and yelling at people. But that's not the job I was hired to do. My job is to solve this problem," Obama said in a televised interview Thursday night.
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "I am not going to quit a job that people hired me to do because of false accusations and a political lynch mob," said Blagojevich.
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: Bloomington Pantagraph

  3. "That's what we hired him for," Manuel said. "He's got to get right."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Charlie Manuel Source: Cherry Hill Courier Post

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