rent

rent
rent
rent1 [rent]
n.
[ME < OFr rente < LL * rendita (pp. of * rendere: see RENDER), for L reddita (pecunia), paid (money)]
1. a stated return or payment for the temporary possession or use of a house, land, or other property, made, usually at fixed intervals, by the tenant or user to the owner
2. Obs.
a) real estate or other property yielding an income
b) income; revenue
3. Econ.
a) income from the use of land
b) an additional amount paid or accruing to the owner of an economic resource, as a tract of land, that is the result of some special or unique attribute, as a desirable location
vt.
1.
a) to get temporary possession and use of (a house, land, etc.) by paying rent
b) to get the temporary use of (a car, tool, furniture, etc.) by paying a fee
2. to give temporary possession and use of in return for the payment of rent or a fee; lease or let: often with out
vi.
1. to be leased or let for rent or a fee
2. to lease or let a place or thing
SYN.- HIRE
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☆ for rent
available to be rented
rentable
adj.
rent2 [rent]
vt., vi.
pt. & pp. of
REND
rent3 [rent]
n.
[n. use of obs. or dial. rent, var. of REND]
1. a hole or gap made by rending or tearing, as a torn place in cloth, a fissure in the earth, etc.
2. a breach of relations, as between persons or in an organized group; schism

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