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    rent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rent

    (noun) a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service Definition
    (noun) an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    Synonyms : rip , snag , split , tear
    Example Sentence
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings
    (noun) the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
    Synonyms : economic rent
    (noun) the act of rending or ripping or splitting something
    Synonyms : rip , split
    Example Sentence
    • he gave the envelope a vigorous rip
    (verb) let for money
    Synonyms : lease
    Example Sentence
    • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad
    (verb) grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
    Synonyms : lease , let
    Example Sentence
    • I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners
    (verb) engage for service under a term of contract
    Synonyms : charter , engage , hire , lease , take
    Example Sentence
    • We took an apartment on a quiet street
    • Let's rent a car
    • Shall we take a guide in Rome?
    (verb) hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
    Synonyms : charter , hire , lease
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it sounds like rend and both words mean the same, RENT = REND

rent~ for example u & ur fnds are staying in a room for rent....now the room rent must be divided(split) among urselves...simple to remember :)

He "rent"ed a torn sleeping bag.

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