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  Definition of rent
  1. the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
  2. an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  3. a regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property
  4. the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
  5. engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let''s rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
  6. grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
  7. let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
  8. hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
Similar Words: rip, split, snag, tear, economic rent, lease, hire, charter, engage, take, let

 

See Also: hire out, rent out, farm out

 

Hyponyms: ground rent, peppercorn rent, rack rent, sublet, sublease

 

Derivational Morphology: cleave, split, rive, rend, rip, pull, tear, rupture, snap, bust, hire, charter, lease, engage, take, let, tenant, renter, rental, renting, term of a contract, letter, lessor, lease giver, letting, leaseholder, lessee

 

Anagrams: tern

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Dutch: huren  
Finnish: vuokrata   French: louer  
German: mieten   Hungarian: kiven  
Italian: affittare   Japanese: 賃借  
Korean: 빌려주다   Portuguese: alugar  
Russian: нанимать   Spanish: alquilar  
Swedish: hyra  
 
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