Ax and Take on

Ax

Ax verb - To let go from office, service, or employment.
Usage example: the boss will ax anyone who leaks company secrets

Take on is an antonym for ax.

Take on

Take on verb - To provide with a paying job.
Usage example: decided to take her on as store manager

Ax is an antonym for take on.
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