for hire
also on hire phrasal available for use or service in return for payment

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  • for hire — phrasal also on hire : available for use or service in return for payment a coal lighter which plies for hire up and down the Meuse H.J.Laski a thrashing machine went on hire from farm to farm Flora Thompson * * * for (or on) hire available to be …   Useful english dictionary

  • for-hire —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase for hire : available or offered for rent for hire vehicles * * * for hire «FR HYR», adjective. for use or work in return for payment; hireable or rentable: »for hire trucks …   Useful english dictionary

  • for hire — 1) available to be hired There were motorcycles for hire. 2) available to be employed in a particular job The agency helps people find childcare, including putting families in touch with nannies for hire …   English dictionary

  • for hire — A test applied in determining the character of a company as a public utility; a test by which a mutual company furnishing telephone service without profit held not to be a public utility. State ex rel. Buffum Tel. Co. v Public Service Com. 272 Mo …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • for hire — ► for (or on) hire available to be hired. Main Entry: ↑hire …   English terms dictionary

  • for hire — for rent, for lease …   English contemporary dictionary

  • for hire, available for use or service in exchange for payment. Also, on hire. — idi for hire, available for use or service in exchange for payment. Also, on hire …   From formal English to slang

  • for hire or compensation — In reference to a motor vehicle:–a vehicle operated to carry passengers or freight of other persons for a direct charge, not a vehicle used for the delivery of one s own property or products. 7 Am J2d Auto § 74. Transactions in which a company… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • for hire or reward — To transport passengers or property for a fare, charge, or rate to be paid by such passengers, or persons for whom such property is transported, to owner or operator. Michigan Consol. Gas Co. v. Sohio Petroleum Co., 321 Mich. 102, 32 N.W.2d 353,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • for hire or reward — To transport passengers or property for a fare, charge, or rate to be paid by such passengers, or persons for whom such property is transported, to owner or operator. Michigan Consol. Gas Co. v. Sohio Petroleum Co., 321 Mich. 102, 32 N.W.2d 353,… …   Black's law dictionary

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