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Overview of noun rent

The noun rent has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) rent

(a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service)

2. (2) rip, rent, snag, split, tear

(an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings")

3. economic rent, rent

(the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions)

4. rent, rip, split

(the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip")


Overview of verb rent

The verb rent has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (6) rent, lease

(let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad")

2. (2) lease, let, rent

(grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners")

3. (1) lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take

(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?")

4. rent, hire, charter, lease

(hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services)

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