Idioms about 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
Other definitions for rent (2 of 2)
Origin of rent2
How to use rent in a sentence
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.
And actual vote-buying is a pretty low-rent form of corruption anyway.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Rent, the share of the land-owner, offered to the classicist a rather peculiar case.
A fourth lives upon rent, dozing in his chair, and neither toils nor spins.
You may have similar qualms over rent and the rightness and wrongness of it.
He wishes to cultivate it still, and offers to renew the lease for any number of years, and pay the rent punctually.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The high rent of a Broadway store, says the economist, does not add a single cent to the price of the things sold in it.
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