HyperDic: rent

English > 8 senses of the word rent:
VERBsocialrent, leaselet for money
possessionrent, lease, letgrant / grant / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
possessionrent, lease, hire, charter, engage, takeengage for service under a term of contract
socialrent, hire, charter, leasehold under a lease or rental agreement
NOUNpossessionrenta payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
objectrent, rip, snag, split, tearan opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
possessionrent, economic rentthe return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
actrent, rip, splitthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something
rent > pronunciation
Soundsreh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > rent: 8 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service.
Narrowerground rentPayment for the right to occupy and improve a piece of land
peppercorn rentVery low or nominal rent
rack rentAn extortionate rent
Broaderannuity in advanceAn annuity paid in a series of more or less equal payments at the beginning of equally spaced periods
Spanishalquiler, renta
Catalanlloguer
Adjectivesrentalof or relating to rent
Verbsrentengage for service under a term of contract
rentgrant / grant / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
renthold under a lease or rental agreement
rentlet for money
English > rent: 8 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAn opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.
Synonymsrip, snag, split, tear
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
Spanishdesgarrón, rasgadura, rasgón
Catalanesquinç, estrip
English > rent: 8 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningThe return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions.
Synonymeconomic rent
Broaderreturn, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoffThe income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
Spanishplusvalía, renta diferencial
English > rent: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of rending or ripping or splitting something.
Synonymsrip, split
BroadertearThe act of tearing / tearing
Spanishabertura, hendidura, raja, rasgadura
Catalanesquinçada, estripada
English > rent: 8 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningLet for money.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example"We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
Synonymlease
Broadercontract, undertakeEnter into a contractual arrangement
Spanishalquilar, arrendar
Catalanarrendar, llogar
Nounsrenta payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
renteran owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
rentingthe act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
English > rent: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaninggrant / grant / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey rent cars to the tourists; They rent the tourists their cars
Synonymslease, let
Narrowersublet, subleaselease / lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
See alsorent outgrant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
Spanishalquilar, arrendar
Catalanarrendar, llogar
Nounsrenta payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
renteran owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
English > rent: 8 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningEngage for service under a term of contract.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example "Let's rent a car"
Synonymslease, hire, charter, engage, take
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishalquilar, arrendar, contratar
Catalanarrendar, llogar
Nounsrenta payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
rentalthe act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
rentersomeone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
English > rent: 8 senses > verb 4, social
Meaninghold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymshire, charter, lease
Broadercontract, undertakeEnter into a contractual arrangement
Spanishalquilar, arrendar
Catalanarrendar, llogar
Nounsrenta payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
rentersomeone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else

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