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Definition of rent

rent

noun (1)
\ ˈrent  \
1
2a a usually fixed periodical return made by a tenant or occupant of property to the owner for the possession and use thereof especially an agreed sum paid at fixed intervals by a tenant to the landlord
b
3a the portion of the income of an economy (as of a nation) attributable to land as a factor of production in addition to capital and labor
b
for rent
available for use or service in return for payment
rent
verb
rentedrentingrents
1
2a to obtain the possession and use of a place or article in exchange for rent
b
rent
past tense and past participle of REND
rent
noun
1
2
3

Other Words from rent

Verb
rentability \ ˌren-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē  \ noun
rentable \ ˈren-​tə-​bəl  \ adjective

Choose the Right Synonym for rent

Verb
hireletleaserentcharter mean to engage or grant for use at a price. hire and let, strictly speaking, are complementary terms, hire implying the act of engaging or taking for use and let the granting of use. we hired a car for the summer decided to let the cottage to a young couple lease strictly implies a letting under the terms of a contract but is often applied to hiring on a lease. the diplomat leased an apartment for a year rent stresses the payment of money for the full use of property and may imply either hiring or letting. instead of buying a house, they decided to rent will not rent to families with children charter applies to the hiring or letting of a vehicle usually for exclusive use. charter a bus to go to the game

Examples of rent in a Sentence

We rented our friends' cottage for the month of August. Do you own or rent?

First Known Use of rent

Noun (1)
12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Verb
15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1
Noun
1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rent

Noun (1)
Middle English rente, from Anglo-French, payment, income, from Vulgar Latin *rendita, from feminine of *renditus, past participle of *rendere to yield — more at render
Noun
English dialect rent to rend, from Middle English, alteration of renden — more at rend

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Cite this Entry
“Rent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rent. Accessed 19 January 2020.
More Definitions for rent
rent
verb

English Language Learners Definition of rent

to pay money in return for being able to use (something that belongs to someone else)
to allow someone to use (something) in return for payment
to be available for use in return for payment to be for rent
rent
noun
\ ˈrent  \
money paid for the use of another's property
for rent
available for use at a price
rent
verb
rentedrenting
1
2
3
rent
past tense and past participle of REND
rent
noun
1a a return made by a tenant or occupant of real property to the owner for possession and use thereof especially a sum of money agreed upon between a landlord and tenant for the use of real property
bcd
2
for rent
available for use or service in return for payment
1
2
1
2a to obtain use and possession of a place or property in exchange for rent
b
Other Words from rent
renter also rentor \ ˈren-​tər \ noun
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