rent

  • 41rent — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a tenant s periodical payment to an owner or landlord for the use of land or premises. 2 payment for the use of a service, equipment, etc. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by from) take, occupy, or use at a rent (rented a cottage from the… …

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  • 42rent — [[t]re̱nt[/t]] ♦♦♦ rents, renting, rented 1) VERB If you rent something, you regularly pay its owner a sum of money in order to be able to have it and use it yourself. [V n] She rents a house with three other girls... [V ed] He left his hotel in… …

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  • 43rent — I [[t]rɛnt[/t]] n. 1) a payment made periodically by a tenant to a landlord in return for the use of land or property 2) a payment made by a lessee to an owner in return for the use of machinery, equipment, etc 3) bus the yield on a piece of land …

    From formal English to slang

  • 44rent — I. noun Etymology: 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 Date: 12th century 1. property (as a house) rented or for… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 45rent — 01. The [rent] for our apartment is going to increase by over 10%, so we have decided to move out. 02. How much is the [rental] for a car for one week, not including insurance and mileage? 03. We [rented] all our equipment when we went skiing at… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 46rent — A payment for the use of land, usually under a lease The most usual kinds are ground rent and rack rent. Rack rent is paid when no capital payment (premium) has been made for the lease and the rent therefore represents the full value of the land… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 47rent — I. /rɛnt / (say rent) noun 1. a return or payment made periodically by a tenant to an owner for the use of land or building. 2. a similar return or payment for the use of property of any kind. 3. Economics the excess of the produce or return… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 48rent — Synonyms and related words: abrasion, abysm, abyss, aggravated, arroyo, bareboat charter, blemish, box canyon, breach, break, breakage, broach, broken, burn, burned, burst, busted, canyon, cavity, chafe, chap, charter, chasm, check, checked,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 49rent — I 1. noun I can t afford to pay the rent Syn: rental, fee, lease 2. verb 1) she rented a car Syn: lease, charter 2) why don t you rent it out? Syn: let …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 50rent — 1. noun /rɛnt/ a) A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property. A New York city taxicab license earns more than $10,000 a year in rent. b) A similar payment for the use of equipment or a service …

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  • 51rent — {{11}}rent (1) payment for use of property, mid 12c., from O.Fr. rente, from V.L. *rendita, properly the fem. pp. of rendere to render (see RENDER (Cf. render)). The verb is attested from mid 14c., from the noun. Prefix rent a first attested 1921 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 52Rent — Rend Rend (r[e^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rent} (r[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rending}.] [AS. rendan, hrendan; cf. OFries. renda, randa, Fries. renne to cut, rend, Icel. hrinda to push, thrust, AS. hrindan; or cf. Icel. r[ae]na to rob, plunder, Ir …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 53rent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tear, slit, fissure; split, division, rupture, schism; payment, return, rental. See interval. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To sell the use of property] Syn. lease, lend, let, make available, allow the use… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 54rent — English has two words rent. The one meaning ‘payment’ [12] comes via Old French rente from Vulgar Latin *rendita, a noun use of the feminine past participle of *rendere ‘give back’ (source of English render). Rent ‘tear, rift’ [16] comes from the …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 55rent — 1. The cost of *leasing or hiring an asset. 2. In economic theory, the difference between the *return made by a *factor of production and the return required to keep the factor of production in its current use. For example, an auditor who earns a …

    Auditor's dictionary

  • 56rent — 1. noun I can t afford to pay the rent Syn: hire charge, rental 2. verb 1) she rented a car Syn: hire, lease, charter 2) why don t you rent it out? Syn: let (ou …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 57rent-a- — UK / US prefix humorous used with some nouns to refer to someone who is willing to become involved in anything, especially in exchange for money rent a mob (= people who are willing to become involved in any kind of protest) rent a quote… …

    English dictionary

  • 58rent — English has two words rent. The one meaning ‘payment’ [12] comes via Old French rente from Vulgar Latin *rendita, a noun use of the feminine past participle of *rendere ‘give back’ (source of English render). Rent ‘tear, rift’ [16] comes from the …

    Word origins

  • 59Rent —    (Isa. 3:24), probably a rope, as rendered in the LXX. and Vulgate and Revised Version, or as some prefer interpreting the phrase, girdle and robe are torn [i.e., are a rent ] by the hand of violence …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 60rent — • helt, och, hållet, fullständigt totalt komplett absolut fullkomligt rent tvärt …

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