- without payment of rent: We lived rent-free for six months.
- not subject to rent: a rent-free apartment.
Origin of rent-free
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Examples from the Web for rent-free
Through your kindness I got the rent-free land all covered with ripe paddy.Folk-Tales of Bengal
Lal Behari Day
I have thirty of my own, and this cottage we have rent-free for attending to the gate.Thomas Wingfold, Curate
I think of setting up a claim to live in The House at Stratford, rent-free, on the strength of this suggestion.
The 'resumption of rent-free lands' simply means the subjection of those lands to the payment of 'land revenue'.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official
These houses it is almost impossible to let; you can scarcely get a decent family to occupy them rent-free.Humorous Ghost Stories
- without payment of rent
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