Definition Of Rent

  • grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
  • let for money
  • an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
  • the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
  • hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
  • engage for service under a term of contract
  • the act of rending or ripping or splitting something
  • a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service

Syllables : rent

Pronunciation : rɛnt

Example Sentences

  • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad. (verb)
  • Let's rent a car. (verb)