English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'sign someone up'

(phrasal verb) 
Definition
to hire (someone) officially to do a job
Spalding wants to sign you up.
Synonyms
engage
We have been able to engage some staff.
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recruit
He helped to recruit volunteers to go to Pakistan.
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employ
The company employs 18 staff.
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take on
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hire
hired on short-term contracts
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contract
He has contracted to lease part of the collection to a museum in Japan.
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take on board (informal)
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put on the payroll
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take into service
See sign

Additional synonyms

in the sense of contract
Definition
to make a formal agreement with (a person or company) to do or deliver (something)
He has contracted to lease part of the collection to a museum in Japan.
Synonyms
come to terms,
shake hands,
make a deal,
commit yourself,
enter into an agreement
in the sense of employ
Definition
to hire (someone) to do work in return for money
The company employs 18 staff.
Synonyms
take on,
have on the payroll
in the sense of hire
Definition
to employ (a person) for wages
hired on short-term contracts

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