For now she rents local boats to deliver bed nets along the lake, where malaria is a leading cause of death.
“rents are higher, even the cost of coffee has doubled,” he laments.
But when our building was granted landmark status, our landlord tripled the rents.
There's a maniac who rents Yankee Stadium, not knowing how to fill the seats.
A young couple moves to a rural English town and rents a house.
They begged that their back rent might be forgiven them, and their future rents lowered.
See how many buildings are going up, and how rents are rising every month.
The agent who receives the rents will remit to you one hundred pounds half yearly for the next two years.
Then the mother of my love Federan must have Miners' land and the rents for seven years.
I hope and expek no less than the whole half o the rents; and they were last year weel on to four hunder.
"payment for use of property," mid-12c., a legal sense, originally "income, revenue" (late Old English), from Old French rente "payment due; profit, income," from Vulgar Latin *rendita, noun use of fem. past participle of rendere "to render" (see render (v.)).
"torn place," 1530s, noun use of Middle English renten "to tear, rend" (early 14c.), variant of renden (see rend (v.)).
mid-15c., "to rent out property, grant possession and enjoyment of in exchange for a consideration paid," from Old French renter "pay dues to," or from rent (n.1). Related: Rented; renting. Earlier (mid-14c.) in the more general sense of "provide with revenue." Sense of "to take and hold in exchange for rent" is from 1520s. Intransitive sense of "be leased for rent" is from 1784. Prefix rent-a- first attested 1921, mainly of businesses that rented various makes of car (Rentacar is a trademark registered in U.S. 1924); extended to other "temporary" uses since 1961.
Parents; PARENTAL UNIT(S): I'm sure your only salvation is to hit up your rents (1960s+ Teenagers)
(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."