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English verb: farm out

1. farm out (social) arranged for contracted work to be done by others


Synonymsjob, subcontract


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)employ, engage, hire

2. farm out (possession) grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee


SamplesWe rent out our apartment to tourists every year.
He hired himself out as a cook.


Synonymshire out, rent out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)lend, loan









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