Associations to the word «Rent»


RENT, noun. A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
RENT, noun. A similar payment for the use of equipment or a service.
RENT, noun. (economics) A profit from possession of a valuable right, as a restricted license to engage in a trade or business.
RENT, noun. An object for which rent is charged or paid.
RENT, noun. (obsolete) income; revenue
RENT, verb. (transitive) To occupy premises in exchange for rent.
RENT, verb. (transitive) To grant occupation in return for rent.
RENT, verb. (transitive) To obtain or have temporary possession of an object (e.g. a movie) in exchange for money.
RENT, verb. (intransitive) To be leased or let for rent.
RENT, noun. A tear or rip in some surface.
RENT, noun. A division or schism.
RENT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of rend
RENT BOY, noun. (chiefly British) (informal) A typically young, usually gay, male prostitute
RENT BOYS, noun. Plural of rent boy
RENT CONTROL, noun. The official regulation of the amount that may be charged for rented property
RENT MONEY, noun. Money set aside to pay rent.
RENT MONEYS, noun. Plural of rent money
RENT MONIES, noun. Plural of rent money
RENT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to lease, let (a property); to allow possession of (a property etc.) in exchange for rent
RENT SEEKER, noun. A person who engages in rent seeking behavior.
RENT SEEKING, noun. (economics) The attempt to profit by manipulating the economic or political environment, especially by the use of subsidies.
RENT STRIKE, noun. A form of social or economic protest in which tenants who rent housing, commercial space, or other property act as a group to refuse to pay their rent until the landlord makes demanded improvements to the property or to the terms of the rental contracts.

Dictionary definition

RENT, noun. A payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service.
RENT, noun. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings".
RENT, noun. The return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions.
RENT, noun. The act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip".
RENT, verb. Let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad".
RENT, verb. Grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners".
RENT, verb. 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?".
RENT, verb. Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services.

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