farm out

farm out
verb
1. arranged for contracted work to be done by others (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑subcontract, ↑job
Derivationally related forms: ↑job (for: ↑job), ↑subcontract (for: ↑subcontract), ↑subcontractor (for: ↑subcontract)
Hypernyms: ↑hire, ↑engage, ↑employ
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

2. grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee (Freq. 1)
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We rent out our apartment to tourists every year

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He hired himself out as a cook

Syn: ↑hire out, ↑rent out
Hypernyms: ↑lend, ↑loan
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

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farm out [phrasal verb]
farm (something) out or farm out (something) : to send out (work) to be done by others

The company decided to farm out the job of upgrading their Web site.

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