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rent1

rent1

 
pronunciation:
rent
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
for rent
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part of speech: noun
definition: the regular payment that you give to the owner of a property for the use of a space.
I have to pay the rent on Monday.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: rented, renting, rents
definition 1: to pay money to use something.
We rent our apartment. We don't own it.We rented a machine to clean our carpets.
similar words:
occupy
definition 2: to let someone use something that you own in exchange for payment.
The landlord has not rented all of the apartments yet.
phrase: for rent
derivations: rentable (adj.), rentability (n.)
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