Definitions for rent

Definitions for (noun) rent

Main entry: rip, rent, split

Definition: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

Usage: he gave the envelope a vigorous rip

Main entry: rip, rent, split, snag, tear

Definition: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

Usage: there was a rip in his pants; she had snags in her stockings

Main entry: rent

Definition: a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service

Main entry: rent, economic rent

Definition: the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions

Definitions for (verb) rent

Main entry: charter, take, lease, hire, engage, rent

Definition: engage for service under a term of contract

Usage: We took an apartment on a quiet street; Let's rent a car; Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Main entry: rent, lease, let

Definition: grant use or occupation of under a term of contract

Usage: I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners

Main entry: lease, rent

Definition: let for money

Usage: We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad

Main entry: lease, hire, charter, rent

Definition: hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services

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