verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
Idioms for rent
Origin of rent1
synonym study for rent
OTHER WORDS FROM rentrent·a·bil·i·ty, nounrent·a·ble, adjectiveun·rent·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby rent
Definition for rent (2 of 2)
Origin of rent2
Example sentences from the Web for rent
It wasn’t just a question of how the restaurant was going to pay rent month-to-month, but also how they could afford to pay what would amount to more than $30,000 in missed rent at the end of the year.Is the Government Just Going to Watch the Restaurant Industry Die?|Elazar Sontag|August 28, 2020|Eater
Sherry told the Blade she and other tenants paid their rent by the week.New Orleans shelter to be ‘forever home’ for homeless trans people|Michael K. Lavers|August 27, 2020|Washington Blade
In addition to offering vans for rent, it’s open to members who already have their own vans.
If a housing authority brings in fewer dollars from rent payments, it doesn’t get more money.She Was Sued Over Rent She Didn’t Owe. It Took Seven Court Dates to Prove She Was Right.|by Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette, and Talia Buford and Beena Raghavendran, ProPublica|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
Struggling restaurants say it’s a lifeline, letting them rehire bartenders, pay rent and reestablish relationships with customers.Number of states allowing to-go cocktails has surged from 2 to 33 during coronavirus|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
The first 30 years of his life, he helped his father build and then rent out Rockefeller Center at a difficult time.
The winter air is rent with cries from thousands of puffed up lips, begging to be let in.
Squeezing what rent he could from the tenants, Washington moved on.
The journey began well, as Washington managed to collect some rent from war-ravaged tenants in Cumberland.
Manhattanites are concerned that a decade of Bloombergian rent increases now threatens their venerable dining scene.
Rent strikes and riots against high prices have become common events in our large cities.Socialism|John Spargo
One day when Miss Husted came for her rent, he hesitated before he paid her; he had forgotten it was rent day and was unprepared.The Music Master|Charles Klein
Next morning, however, when I came down I received notice that my room was no longer for rent.John Marvel, Assistant|Thomas Nelson Page
The landlord took every dime I made last night, for rent this morning.The Forged Note|Oscar Micheaux
We could rent a little house and you'd have hardly anything to do.Dust|Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
British Dictionary definitions for rent (1 of 2)
- that portion of the national income accruing to owners of land and real property
- the return derived from the cultivation of land in excess of production costs
- See economic rent