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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
rent (noun)
1.
property (as a house) or for rent - rented
2.
a) 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) the amount paid by a hirer of personal property to the owner for the use thereof
3.
a) 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) - economic rent
rent (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to grant the possession and enjoyment of in exchange for rent
2.
intransitive verb
to take and hold under an agreement to pay rent
1.
to be for rent
2.
a) to obtain the possession and use of a place or article in exchange for rent
b) to allow the possession and use of property in exchange for rent hire
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rent (noun)
1.
an opening made by or as if by rending
2.
a split in a party or organized group - schism
3.
an act or instance of rending
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
rent (noun)
1.
a long deep cut
SYNONIMS:
incision, laceration, rent, rip, slash, slit, tear
RELATED WORDS:
abrasion, score, scrape, scratch; injury, wound; crack, fracture, rupture, snag
rent (noun)
2.
an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)
SYNONIMS:
breach, break, discontinuity, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, interval, opening, rent, rift, separation, void
RELATED WORDS:
chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, fissure; notch, slit, slot, split; interspace, pore; abyss, aperture, cavity, chasm, gape, orifice; fracture, rupture, severance, sundering
rent (verb)
1.
to give the possession and use of (something) in return for periodic payment
SYNONIMS:
lease, let
RELATED WORDS:
charter, engage, hire; lodge; sublease, sublet; rack-rent
rent (verb)
2.
to take or get the temporary use of (something) for a set sum
SYNONIMS:
charter, engage, lease, rent
RELATED WORDS:
sublease, sublet; check out; arrange (for), bespeak, book, contract (for), order, reserve, sign up (for)
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