ADJ. bicycle, car, equipment, etc.
HIRE + NOUN car Our hire car broke down after only an hour. | charge, cost | company, firm, shop
PREP. for ~ There are boats for hire on the lake. | on ~ (from/to) The equipment is on hire from a local company. | ~ of The main expense was the hire of a car.
ADV. promptly The entire workforce was laid off and a fresh one promptly hired. | by the day, week, etc. What's the cost of hiring by the day? | locally Ski equipment can be hired locally.
PREP. from Bicycles can be hired from several local shops.