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rent

 
Noun rent has 4 senses
  1. rent - a regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property
    --1 is a kind of
    annuity in advance
    --1 has particulars: ground rent; peppercorn rent; rack rent
    Derived forms: verb rent4, verb rent3, verb rent2, verb rent1
  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"
    --2 is a kind of opening, gap
  3. economic rent, rent - the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
    --3 is a kind of return, issue, proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff
  4. rent, rip, split - the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
    --4 is a kind of tear
Verb rend has 4 senses
  1. rend, rip, rive, pull - tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
    --1 is a kind of contract, undertake; tear, rupture, snap, bust; contract, undertake; tear, rupture, snap, bust
    Derived forms: noun rent1, noun renter2, noun renting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    rend, rip, rive, pull
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    rent, lease
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    rend, rip, rive, pull
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. lease, let, rent - grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
    --2 is a kind of give; give
    Derived forms: noun rent1, noun renter2
    Sample sentences:
    They rent cars to the tourists
    They rent the tourists their cars
    lease, let, rent
    They rent cars to the tourists
    They rent the tourists their cars
  3. 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?"
    --3 is a kind of get, acquire; get, acquire
    Derived forms: noun rent1, noun renter1, noun rental2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  4. rent, hire, charter, lease - hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
    --4 is a kind of contract, undertake; contract, undertake
    Derived forms: noun rent1, noun renter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    1 sense of rend
    rent, hire, charter, lease
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    1 sense of rend
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