Meaning of rent

Definition of rent

(noun) a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
(verb) let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services

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