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1. rent

noun. ['ˈrɛnt'] a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service.

Synonyms

  • peppercorn rent
  • annuity in advance
  • ground rent

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • parent
  • block
  • recall

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rent

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  • tashkent
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Example sentences of the word rent


1. Verb, base form
You can buy or rent a DIY underground wire locator.

2. Noun, singular or mass
But you can only deduct the same portion of these expenses as you did with your rent or mortgage.

Quotes containing the word rent


1. Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I'm concerned, that's success.
- Tom Petty

2. Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.
- Neil Gaiman

3. Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
- Samuel Lover

2. rent-free

adjective. complimentary; without payment of rent.

Antonyms

  • undue

3. rent-rebate

noun. a rebate on rent given by a local government authority.

Synonyms

  • rebate

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • increase

4. rent

verb. ['ˈrɛnt'] let for money.

Synonyms

  • undertake
  • lease

Antonyms

  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. rent

noun. ['ˈrɛnt'] an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.

Synonyms

  • split
  • tear
  • snag
  • gap
  • opening

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • stand
  • resist
  • stay

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rent

verb. ['ˈrɛnt'] grant use or occupation of under a term of contract.

Synonyms

  • let
  • sublease
  • lease
  • give

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rent

verb. ['ˈrɛnt'] engage for service under a term of contract.

Synonyms

  • hire
  • charter
  • get
  • engage
  • take
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • pack
  • dock
  • burden

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rent

noun. ['ˈrɛnt'] the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions.

Synonyms

  • yield
  • payoff
  • economic rent
  • issue
  • takings
  • return
  • take

Antonyms

  • ending
  • ground stroke
  • volley
  • clear

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rent

noun. ['ˈrɛnt'] the act of rending or ripping or splitting something.

Synonyms

  • split
  • tear

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • refuse

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rent

verb. ['ˈrɛnt'] hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services.

Synonyms

  • hire
  • charter
  • undertake
  • contract

Antonyms

  • give
  • go
  • obviate
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • rente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rendere (Latin)
  • renten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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