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pronunciation:
rent
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
for rent
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part of speech: noun
definition: a periodic payment made by a tenant to an owner of property for the right to occupy or use that property.
synonyms:
rental
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rented, renting, rents
definition 1: to occupy or use (property) belonging to another in exchange for payment.
synonyms:
lease, let, tenant
similar words:
occupy, sublease
definition 2: to grant use of (one's property) in exchange for payment.
synonyms:
lease, let
similar words:
hack, sublease, sublet
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be offered for rent.
The room rents for two hundred dollars a month.
synonyms:
lease, let
similar words:
go
definition 2: to occupy rented quarters.
synonyms:
lease, let, tenant
similar words:
room
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phrase: for rent
derivations: rentable (adj.), rentability (n.)
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