hired

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See also: híred

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪəd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪɚd/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

hired

  1. simple past tense and past participle of hire

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hīwarēdaz (family, household, relationship), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeyw-, *ḱeym- (relative, tribesman). Cognate with Old High German hīrāt (marriage) (German Heirat), Old English hīwen (household).

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Noun[edit]

hīrēd m

  1. family, household
  2. retinue
  3. company, brotherhood

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